Twin Bombing Attacks in Baghdad Market Kill at Least 38

February 28, 2016 5:03 PM

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BAGHDAD — Militants attacked an outdoor market on Sunday in eastern Baghdad, killing at least 38 people and wounding dozens, officials said.

A bomb ripped through the crowded Mredi market in the Shiite district of Sadr City, a police officer said. Minutes later, a suicide bomber blew himself up amid the crowd that had gathered at the site of the first bombing, he added.

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