8 killed in multiple bomb attacks in Baghdad

10:26, 27 July 2016
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At least eight people were killed and 23 others injured Tuesday in multiple bomb attacks across Baghdad, authorities said, according to Anadolu Agency.


A police officer was killed when a bomb detonated that was planted in his vehicle in al-Adl in the western area of the capital, according to the country's interior ministry, Anadolu Agency reports.

In another attack, a roadside bomb killed one victim and injured three others as a Shia militia, Hashd al-Shabi, patrol car passed in Abu Ghraib, also in western Baghdad.

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No one has claimed responsibility for the attacks.

Iraq has suffered a devastating security vacuum since mid-2014, when Daesh captured Mosul and overran large swathes of territory in the northern and western parts of the country.

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