On Thursday, 23 people were reported killed and at least 82 wounded in a series of three bombs that detonated in a crowded market in south Baghdad, according to the BBC.


The blasts hit the Shurt al-Raba market in the south of the city, an interior ministry official told AFP news agency.

… An interior ministry official said explosives loaded into wooden carts were detonated in the market at 1845 (1545 GMT).

One bomb went off near Husseiniya, a place of worship for Shia Muslims, reports said.

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