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Several die in Baghdad bombings

At least 13 people have been killed and 22 wounded in multiple bombings in Baghdad, security forces said.

The deadliest bombing struck a busy commercial street in the Habibiya section of Baghdad's Sadr City, killing at least nine people and wounding 22, officials said.

Earlier, in north-western Baghdad, police say a bomb detonated near an intelligence branch of the interior ministry, killing four people, including two children.

While no-one has claimed responsibility for this attack, the Islamic State (IS) militant group has claimed a number of recent bombings in the past.


From Belfast Telegraph