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Bomb blasts in Iraq kill 49, police and medics say

HILLA, Iraq - The death toll from a series of bomb blasts in the Iraqi capital and the city of Hilla rose to 49, police and medics said Tuesday.

 

"Hilla hospital has received 35 bodies so far from seven car bomb blasts," said one health official.

 

A further 14 people were killed in explosions in mainly Shi'ite districts of Baghdad. (Reuters)

 


First published: 02.18.14, 13:55