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Bombings kill 20 in Iraq's capital, Baghdad

By: AP
By: AP

BAGHDAD (AP) -- Authorities say bombings in Iraq's capital, Baghdad, have killed at least 20 people and wounded dozens.

The deadliest attack took place in Baghdad's Shiite northern Shaab neighborhood, when two parked car bombs exploded simultaneously near a restaurant and a tea house. Officials say those blasts killed 10 people and wounded 26.

Authorities say a parked car bomb ripped through in capital's Shiite eastern district of Sadr City, killing five and wounding 10. Another bombing killed three civilians and wounded six in a commercial area in the central Bab al-Muadham neighborhood. Two other bombings killed two civilians and wounded 13.


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