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At least 11 die in Iraq attacks

Published 11/07/2015

The attacks occurred in and around Baghdad
The attacks occurred in and around Baghdad

Bombings and a shooting have killed at least 11 people in and around the Iraq capital, Baghdad.

Three roadside bombs went off simultaneously today targeting an army convoy just south east of Baghdad, killing four soldiers and wounding nine.

They say a bomb near an outdoor market killed two people in the town of Youssifiya just south of Baghdad.

In the north eastern suburbs of the capital, police say gunmen killed two people in a drive-by shooting.

In Rashidiya just north of Baghdad, they say a bomb exploded near a vegetable and fruit market, killing three people and wounding five.

Medical officials confirmed the casualty figures.

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