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Baghdad bombings kill at least 30: police, medics

Published on Aug 7, 2014 1:35 AM

BAGHDAD (AFP) - Five bomb attacks, including four car bombings, killed at least 30 people and wounded around 70 others Wednesday in several Baghdad districts, Iraqi police and medical sources said.

In the deadliest strike, two near simultaneous blasts in the northeastern Shi'ite area of Sadr City killed at least 16 people and wounded 34, a police colonel told AFP.

Medical sources confirmed the toll.

Another car bomb near a market area in the Ur district, north of Sadr City, killed at least eight and wounded 21, the same sources said.

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