• Baghdad car bomb kills 11

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    BAGHDAD: A car bombing Saturday in a Shiite-majority area of north Baghdad where people gather to buy and sell vehicles killed 11 people and wounded at least 68, Iraqi officials said. The blast hit Sadr City, the same district where a massive truck bomb ripped through a wholesale vegetable market just two days before, killing at least 54 people.The Islamic State group claimed responsibility for the latest attack, according to monitoring group SITE, saying that they had targeted a gathering of soldiers, police and Shiites. The jihadist group said more than 20 people were killed.

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