Dozens killed in multiple Iraq blasts


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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