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Iraq: Suicide attacks rock Baghdad killing at least 20

Sun Jan 08 04:40:28 EST 2017 | Al Jazeera
Suicide bombings at two marketplaces in eastern Baghdad killed at least 20 people - the latest in a spate of attacks in the Iraqi capital that have left dozens dead in recent days. In the first blast claimed by Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), the attacker drove an explosives-rigged car into a vegetable market in the mainly Shia district of Jamila and detonated it, killing at least 13 people, police said. A suicide bomber wearing an explosive vest blew himself up a few hour..

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