Iraq: IS bombings in Baghdad kill at least 17 civilians

September 27, 2016 12:11 PM

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Iraq: IS bombings in Baghdad kill at least 17 civilians

BAGHDAD — Separate suicide bombings ripped through busy commercial areas in Shiite-dominated neighborhoods of the Iraqi capital on Tuesday, killing at least 17 civilians, officials said.

The deadliest attack took place in the eastern New Baghdad neighborhood, where a bomber approached a gathering of construction workers and set off his explosives-laden vest, killing 11 civilians, a police officer said. At least 28 civilians were wounded and the explosion damaged nearby shops and car...

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