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OVER 75 MORE KILLED IN BAGHDAD BOMBING CAMPAIGN

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** Four bomb blasts, on Tuesday 05/17/2016, in Baghdad have killed about 70 people, medics say, the latest in a series of attacks in the Iraqi capital in the past week.

** A car bomb attack at the crowded market in the mainly Shia district of Sadr City in Eastern Baghdad, on Wednesday 05/11/2016,killed at least 64 peoples. Few hours later 2 more car bombs have rocked the Iraqi capital, Baghdad. Police sources told the Reuters news agency that at least 15 people had been killed in the northern Kadhimiya area and seven others in the city’s west bringing the total number of casualties killed the same day in the city to 86 . 

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The Sunni jihadist group Islamic State (ISIS) claimed it was responsible.

–SEE –  05/2016-ISIS SUICIDE BOMBINGS CAMPAIGN IN IRAQ RAGES ON 

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wahib1The string of car bombs in Baghdad occurred 5 days after ISIS Iraq’s Anbar province commander, known as Abu Wahib (pic-L), was killed on 05/06/2016, near Rutba, by an American aerial missiles attack . The Baghdad bombings are a sort of response to the killing of Abu Wahib to demonstrate the capabilities of I.S.I.S despite the ‘target killing’ campaign against its leadership  .

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