Car bombs and suicide bomber kill 28 in Baghdad

By REUTERS
July 13, 2015 00:37

 
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BAGHDAD - Two car bombs and a suicide bomber killed 28 people in mainly Shi'ite Muslim neighbourhoods in north Baghdad late on Sunday, medics and security sources said.

In Shaab district, a parked car exploded near a crowded market, killing 10 people, the sources said. As police and bystanders gathered, an attacker blew up explosives strapped to his body, killing nine more people including police and civilians.

In Bunouk district in the capital's northeast, a bomb in a car killed nine people, the sources said. Security forces were sweeping areas nearby, some with sniffer dogs, after receiving information about two further possible bombs, they said.

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