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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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Third car bomb in Iraq kills 'at least seven'

The third car bomb took place in the western part of the city of Baghdad Credit: Google

A third car bomb has killed 'at least seven' people in Baghdad, according to police sources.

The most recent explosion took place in a commercial thoroughfare in the western district of the city, which is predominantly Sunni, and wounded a further 20 people.

Hours earlier, a car bomb targeted a crowded market in Sadr City during the morning rush hour, which was followed by an attack in the mostly Shi-ite Muslim district of Kadhimiya.

The so-called Islamic State have claimed it was behind the Sadr City attack.

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