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3 back-to-back explosions rock central Baghdad

3 back-to-back explosions rock central Baghdad

Three loud explosions have shaken central Baghdad in quick succession, breaking a period of relative calm in the Iraqi capital after elections last month.
The cause of the explosions and whether there were any casualties was not immediately known.
The force of the blasts shook buildings and rattled windows in the center of the capital. At least two plumes of gray smoke could be seen rising, one near the center of the city and another in the western part of the capital.
Sunday's blasts come two days after at least 24 Sunnis were killed in an execution-style attack the reignited fears of the sectarian fighting in 2006 and 2007, and nearly a month after parliamentary elections.


Updated : 2021-05-15 10:19 GMT+08:00