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Suicide bombs kill at least 23 in Baghdad

Sun Jan 08 07:07:57 EST 2017 | UPI
BAGHDAD, Jan. 8 (UPI) -- At least 23 have been reported dead in a series of suicide bomb attacks in Baghdad. It's the second weekend in a row marred by a wave of deadly attacks. The first attack took place in the Shia district of Alwat-Jamila, a neighborhood in Sadr City in eastern Baghdad. A suicide bomber drove an explosives-filled truck into a crowd of people shopping at the city's main vegetable market. The attack killed 13 -- according to several reports -- and wounded at least 25 others. A..

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BAGHDAD (AP) — An Iraqi official says a suicide bombing in a bustling commercial area in the Iraqi capital has killed at least six civilians. Interior Ministry spokesman Brig. Gen...
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BAGHDAD –  An Iraqi official says a suicide bombing in a bustling commercial area in the Iraqi capital has killed at least six civilians. Interior Ministry spokesman Brig. Gen..
A team of Army Delta Force commandos carried out a raid in Islamic State-held territories of eastern Syria, killing at least two militants with the extremist group, U.S. officials ..