23 killed in suicide bomb attacks Baghdad

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Baghdad, June 9 (IANS) At least 23 persons were killed and 73 others wounded on Thursday in two suicide bomb attacks in Iraq’s capital Baghdad, an official said.

One attack occurred in the morning when a suicide bomber detonated his car bomb at a crowded commercial area near a cinema building in Baghdad’s southern district, al-Jadida, killing 19 persons and wounding 63, Xinhua news agency reported.

The other attack took place in northern Baghdad when a suicide bomber detonated his explosive vest at the entrance to a military base in Taji area, killing four soldiers and wounding 10 others, the police added.



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