13 killed, 40 injured by 2 bombs in Baghdad – police

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13 killed, 40 injured by 2 bombs in Baghdad – police

Published time: 17 May, 2016 09:29Edited time: 17 May, 2016 09:35

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At least 13 people have been killed in the Iraqi capital, Baghdad, after two bombs were set off, according to police and medical sources as cited by Reuters. It is believed more than 40 people have been injured following the blasts.

The two blasts struck different areas. One hit a district in the north of Baghdad, which killed seven and injured at least 21 people. Meanwhile, a car bomb in the southern neighborhood of Al-Rasheed left six people dead, while another 21 received injuries.

No one has claimed responsibility for the attacks at present, though terror group Islamic State (IS, formerly ISIS/ISIL) was responsible for bombings around Baghdad last week, which killed around 100 people.


Source: RT World

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