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Bomb blasts kill 24 people, wound 58 in Baghdad: Iraqi police

The bloodiest attack occurred in the mainly Shi'ite Muslim Abu Dsheer district in southern Baghdad, where a car bomb near a crowded market killed seven people and wounded 18.

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BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Half a dozen bomb explosions killed 24 people and wounded 58 in Baghdad on Monday, Iraqi police and medics said.

The bloodiest attack occurred in mainly Shi'ite Muslim Abu Dsheer district in the south of the Iraqi capital, where a car bomb near a crowded market killed seven people and wounded 18.

(Writing by Alistair Lyon; Editing by Mark Heinrich)

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