BAGHDAD (AP) — Authorities in Iraq said at least 21 people have been killed in bombings around the capital in Baghdad.
Officials said the deadliest blast happened Thursday at a secondhand motorcycle market in Baghdad's sprawling eastern Sadr City district. They also said the bomb appeared to have been placed on a motorcycle at the market, killing 12 people and wounded at least 25.
In Sadr City, officials said a bomb attached to a minibus exploded, killing five civilians and wounding 14. Meanwhile, another bomb on a minibus killed four and wounded 11 in the northern Shaab neighborhood.
A police officer and two medical officials confirmed casualty figures from the attacks. They spoke on condition of anonymity as they weren't authorized to speak to journalists.
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