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Friday, 12 August 2022 08:38 GMT

Car Bombs and Suicide Attacks Kill 35 in Baghdad


(MENAFN- QNA) Car bombs and suicide attacks have killed 35 people in a number of areas of the Iraqi capital.

Sunday's deadliest attack hit the northern Shaab neighborhood, where a car bomb followed by a suicide blast killed 19 people, security and medical sources said. The car exploded near a crowded market and, as police and bystanders gathered, an attacker detonated explosives strapped to his body.

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.

More than 100 people were wounded in the three explosions.


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