Bomb blasts kill 24 people, wound 58 in Baghdad -Iraqi police

by Reuters
Monday, 20 January 2014 11:30 GMT

A man looks at the site of a car bomb attack in the town of Tuz Khurmatu, north of Baghdad, Iraq, January 20, 2014. REUTERS/Ako Rasheed

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BAGHDAD, Jan 20 (Reuters) - Half a dozen bomb explosions killed 24 people and wounded 58 in Baghdad on Monday, Iraqi police and medics said.

The bloodiest attack occurred in mainly Shi'ite Muslim Abu Dsheer district in the south of the Iraqi capital, where a car bomb near a crowded market killed seven people and wounded 18. 

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