Baghdad lifts curfew, but blasts kill at least 37 people

February 8, 2015 7:12 AM

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BAGHDAD — Five blasts across Baghdad on Saturday tempered Iraqis’ anticipation of a more relaxed and accessible capital as the government prepared to lift a night-time curfew that has kept the city on a war-time footing for more than a decade.

At least 37 people, mostly civilians, were killed in the explosions, security and medical sources said, and dozens of others were wounded.

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