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At Least 20 Killed In Baghdad Suicide Bombings

Sun Jan 08 05:06:53 EST 2017 | The Huffington Post
BAGHDAD, Jan 8 (Reuters) - Suicide bombs at two marketplaces in Baghdad, one of them claimed by Islamic State, killed at least 20 people on Sunday, police and medics said, the latest in a spate of militant attacks in the Iraqi capital that have left dozens dead. In the first blast, the attacker drove an explosives-rigged car into a large vegetable market in the mainly Shi’ite district of Jamila, and detonated it after security forces opened fire to try to stop the vehicle, police sources said. S..

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