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Iraq: Bomb attacks kill 10 in Baghdad

Publisher Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty
Publication Date 6 May 2013
Cite as Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty, Iraq: Bomb attacks kill 10 in Baghdad, 6 May 2013, available at: http://www.refworld.org/docid/519a6bce3b.html [accessed 6 December 2016]
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May 06, 2013

Iraqi police officials say at least 10 people were killed in bomb attacks in Baghdad on May 6.

Two car bombs exploded simultaneously near a police checkpoint in the capital's Husseiniyah district.

At least five civilians and a policeman were killed in the attack in the predominantly Shi'ite area.

In the southern Dora neighborhood, a bomb went off outside a restaurant, killing at least five people.

Officials said the restaurant is frequented by police officers.

Nearly 30 people were injured in the attacks.

Based on reporting by AP and Reuters

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