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Baghdad bombs kill 27

19 Jul, 2014

A series of bombs across Baghdad kills at least 27 people. The deadliest of the bombings take place in a Shiite neighborhood of Abu Dashir, where a suicide bomber crashes a car packed with explosives into a checkpoint. At least nine people die and 19 are wounded. According to a police offer, four of the dead are police. Later in the day, three more explosions in different Baghdad neighborhoods occur 10 minutes apart and kill at least 15 people and injure 42 others. Another car bomb near a bus stop in Khazimiyah kills three people and wounds 15.