Iraq bombings kill at least 16

September 19, 2014 9:51 AM

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A car bomb in a Shi'ite-majority district of Baghdad and a motorcycle bombing in the northern city of Kirkuk have killed at least 16 people.

The attacks come as security forces and allied Shi'ite militiamen and Sunni tribesmen fight to regain ground from militants led by the Islamic State (IS) jihadist group who overran swathes of the country in June.

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