At least 35 die in Baghdad bombings 


July 13, Baghdad: At least 35 people were killed and another 70 wound in different explosions at string of Shia neighbourhoods across the Iraqi capital, polce said.

The bombing took place in Baghdad’s northern Shaab neighbourhood when a man detonated an explosive vest in a crowded market, killing nine people and wounding 25.

Similarly, earlier on Sunday, in Baghdad’s Khazimiyah district, a suicide car bombing targeted the Aden checkpoint, killing eight people, including five civilians, and wounding 23. And in the Banook district, six people were killed and 15 injured in a car bombing, police said.
In Baghdad’s al-Askan district, a car bomb killed at least four people and wounded 11 on a commercial street as people gathered after sunset to break their fast for Ramadan.

Police also said a roadside bomb on a commercial street in Baghdad’s al-Amal neighbourhood killed two people and wounded seven. No one immediately claimed responsibility for Sunday’s attacks.

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