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More than 90 killed in three Iraq car bomb attacks

More than 90 people have been killed and many more have been injured in three separate car bomb explosions in Iraq.

The first targeted a crowded market during rush hour in a predominately Shi'ite Muslim area of eastern Baghdad, killing more than 60. The so-called Islamic State has claimed responsibility for the attack.

The second exploded at the entrance to Baghdad's Kadhimiya district, killing at least 15.

A third in western Baghdad has killed at least seven.

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IS claim responsibility for car bomb attacks that kill over 90 in Baghdad

The so-called Islamic State have claimed responsibility for all three car bomb attacks that have killed over 90 people in Baghdad.

The coordinated attacks in both Sunni and Shi'ite Muslim areas marked the bloodiest day in the Iraqi city this year and authorities are fearing the death toll will rise.

A crowded market in Sadr City during the morning rush hour was struck first, followed by a car bomb that hit the entrance to the Kadhimiya District, whilst a third targeted a commercial thoroughfare in the western part of the city.

It is being reported that among the victims were a group of women visiting a beauty parlour, preparing for a wedding.

ITV News correspondent Dan Rivers reports:

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