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  • Suicide Bombings Target Shiite Areas of Baghdad

  • Bombings in Sadr City and other Shiite neighborhoods killed a total of 88 Wednesday

Security forces and citizens inspect the scene after a car bomb explosion at a crowded outdoor market in the Iraqi capital's eastern district of Sadr City, Iraq, Wednesday, May 11, 2016. An explosives-laden car bomb ripped through a commercial area in a predominantly Shiite neighborhood of Baghdad on Wednesday, killing and wounding dozens of civilians, a police official said. (AP Photo/ Khalid Mohammed), photo: AP/Khalid Mohammed

11 of May 2016 09:48:18

BAGHDAD — Iraqi police and hospital officials say two additional bombings in Baghdad have left more than 25 dead and 56 wounded Wednesday, bringing the day's total death toll to 88.A suicide car bomb targeting a police station in Baghdad's northwest Kadhimiyah neighborhood killed 18, of whom five were policemen. The attack also wounded 34.In Northern Baghdad a suicide car bomb in the neighborhood of Jamiya killed seven and wounded 22. Earlier Wednesday a car bombing of an outdoor market in Sadr City killed at least 63 people.All officials spoke on condition of anonymity as they were not authorized to brief the press.



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