Car bombs kill at least 21 people in Baghdad - Iraqi police

by Reuters
Monday, 13 January 2014 17:21 GMT

Map of Iraq locating recent bomb blasts over the weekend.

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BAGHDAD, Jan 13 (Reuters) - A series of car bombs killed at least 21 people in Baghdad on Monday, police said, in violence that coincided with a visit to the Iraqi capital by U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon.

The deadliest attack took place in the mainly Shi'ite district of Shaab in eastern Baghdad, where a car bomb exploded in a commercial area killing 11 people and wounding 28. 

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