Iraqis take part in a candlelight vigil at the shrine of Imam Ali in Iraq's central city of Najaf on February 27, 2015, in memory of Muslim and Christian victims killed by ISIS. AFP PHOTO / HAIDAR HAMDANI
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Car bombs targeting a crowded market and Shiite militia checkpoints north of Iraq's capital killed 27 people Saturday, authorities said, as the country's prime minister vowed to punish ISIS militants who smashed ancient artifacts in a northern city.The first bombs exploded near the market in the town of Balad Ruz, 70 kilometers (45 miles) northeast of Baghdad, killing 11 people and wounding 50, police and hospital officials said. Clashes between Iraqi security forces and ISIS militants followed the attack around Samarra, 95 kilometers (60 miles) north of Baghdad.
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