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Three blasts kill 11 in Iraqi capital: police, medics

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BAGHDAD (Reuters) - At least 11 people were killed in three bomb explosions in the Iraqi capital Baghdad on Monday, medics and police said.

Two car bombs exploded near police checkpoints at the entrance to the Shi'ite district of Hussainiya in the north of the city, killing one policeman and seven civilians.

A third bomb near a restaurant frequented by police killed three civilians in the southern district of Doura, medics and police said.

(Reporting by Kareem Raheem, writing by Aseel Kami; Editing by Janet Lawrence)

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