Civilians inspect the site of a car bomb explosion in Baghdad’s Allawi neighborhood, Iraq July 14, 2014. (AP Photo/Hadi Mizban)
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Two car bombs in commercial areas of Baghdad killed at least seven people Monday, as government forces and allied Sunni tribal fighters tried to dislodge militants from a small town north of the capital, officials said.A police official said four civilians were killed and 12 wounded in that blast.A second vehicle packed with explosives blew up near a string of car dealerships in Baghdad's southeastern Bayaa area, killing at least three people and wounding eight, the official said.Baghdad has seen several small scale bombings, but no major attacks, since Sunni militants launched an offensive last month that has overrun much of northern and western Iraq.
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