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Seven killed in Baghdad bombings

Posted on Mar 16 2014 | IANS

Baghdad, March 16 : At least seven people were killed and 32 others wounded in four bomb attacks in Iraq's capital Baghdad Saturday, police said.

Three people were killed and 10 others wounded when a car bomb went off near a market in Baghdad's southern neighbourhood of al-Ameen, Xinhua reported.

Two people were killed and seven others wounded in a car bomb attack in Alamil district of southwestern Baghdad, while another car bomb in the city's northern Cairo district killed one and injured nine others.

In Baghdad's eastern district of Sadr city, one civilian was killed and six others wounded in a car bomb attack.

Iraq is witnessing its worst violence in recent years. According to the UN Assistance Mission for Iraq, a total of 8,868 Iraqis, including 7,818 civilians and police personnel, were killed in 2013, the highest annual death toll in years.

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