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Suicide blast in Baghdad, attacks earlier in the day kill 27 - SFGate

Thu Jan 05 13:01:48 EST 2017 | SFgate
BAGHDAD — Several attacks in and around Baghdad, including a suicide car bombing in a busy commercial area after nightfall on Thursday, killed at least 27 people in a particularly brutal day in the Iraqi capital. The suicide bomber, who targeted shops and food stands near a bus station in the city’s busy Bab al-Muadam area, killed 11, a police officer said. He says the bombing also wounded at least 22 people. Earlier in the day, bombings elsewhere in and around Baghdad killed at least 16 people ..

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