Seventeen dead in bombings and shootings in Iraq




 
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Seventeen dead in bombings and shootings in Iraq
 
February 23rd, 2014  
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Seventeen dead in bombings and shootings in Iraq
By Ghazwan Hassan and Kareem Raheem TIKRIT, Iraq (Reuters) - At least 17 people were killed and dozens wounded in bombings and shootings in northern Iraq and Baghdad on Sunday, police and medical sources said. In Baghdad, a bomb exploded in a second-hand market for bicycles and motorcycles in the Shi'ite neighborhood of Sadr City, killing five people and wounding 22, police and medical sources said. Gunmen attacked a police checkpoint and killed one policeman near the mainly Sunni town of Tarmiya, north of Baghdad, police sources said.




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