Dozens killed in multiple Iraq blasts

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At least 24 people have been killed in Iraq as car bomb attacks targeted security forces and Shia pilgrims around the capital Baghdad, according to local police.

In Taji, a mainly Sunni town north of the capital, three car bombs went off within minutes of each other, killing at least six people.

In the southern town of Madain, a bomb exploded near a Shia shrine and Iranian pilgrims are among the injured. There were also attacks in Kut and other Iraqi cities.

Shaimaa Khalil reports.

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