Officials Say Market Bombings Kill 18 Around Iraq's Capital

January 17, 2015 4:16 PM

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A series of bombings targeting busy markets killed 18 people in and around the capital, Baghdad, on Saturday, said Iraqi officials.

Police officials said the deadliest attack took place Saturday night when a motorcycle bomb exploded near a line of cell phone shops in Baghdad's Shiite district of Sadr City, killing nine people and wounding 25 others.

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