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Car bombs kill at least 21 people in Baghdad: Iraqi police

  • Iraqi police cut off a road leading to a taxi and bus station in the Allawi area of the capital Baghdad where a car bomb targeting army recruits exploded on January 12, 2014. AFP PHOTO / SABAH ARAR

BAGHDAD: A series of car bombs killed at least 21 people in Baghdad on Monday, police said, in violence that coincided with a visit to the Iraqi capital by U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon.

The deadliest attack took place in the mainly Shi'ite district of Shaab in eastern Baghdad, where a car bomb exploded in a commercial area killing 11 people and wounding 28.

 

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