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Death Toll In Baghdad Blasts Jumps To 23

Baghdad, Oct 12: Iraqi officials say the death toll in a string of blasts targeting police in Baghdad has jumped to 23.Two police officials say 13 people were killed in western Baghdad when a suicide

PTI [ Updated: October 12, 2011 16:21 IST ]
death toll in baghdad blasts jumps to 23
death toll in baghdad blasts jumps to 23

Baghdad, Oct 12: Iraqi officials say the death toll in a string of blasts targeting police in Baghdad has jumped to 23.


Two police officials say 13 people were killed in western Baghdad when a suicide bomber rammed a police station.

In the northern Shiite neighborhood of Hurriyah, nine people died when a suicide bomber also targeted a police station. And in western Baghdad, a parked car bomb targeting a police patrol exploded and killed one civilian.

Medical officials confirmed the death toll. All the officials spoke on condition of anonymity because they were not authorized to speak to the media. AP

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