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Car bombs kill at least 15, injure 21 in Baghdad

Published 25/08/2014 | 21:00

People gather at the site of a car bomb attack in the Shi'ite holy city of Karbala, southwest of Baghdad, August 25, 2014.  REUTERS/Mushtaq Muhammed
People gather at the site of a car bomb attack in the Shi'ite holy city of Karbala, southwest of Baghdad, August 25, 2014. REUTERS/Mushtaq Muhammed
Boys look at the site of a car bomb attack in the Shi'ite holy city of Karbala, southwest of Baghdad, August 25, 2014. REUTERS/Mushtaq Muhammed

Two car bombs in a busy commercial district in Baghdad have killed at least 15 people and wounded another 21, Iraqi police said.

The bombs, which detonated less than two minutes apart, hit a restaurant on a commercial street in north Baghdad.

Medical officials confirmed the casualty figures.

Earlier today, at least 43 people were killed in various attacks across Iraq, all of them in Shiite-majority areas.

Press Association

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