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Suicide bomber kills at least 14 at Baghdad checkpoint

Suicide bomber kills at least 14 at Baghdad checkpoint

A suicide bomber attacked a security checkpoint in northern Baghdad on Sunday, killing at least 14 people, Iraqi officials said. 

The bomber, who was on foot, detonated his device at one of the busy entrances of the Shiite district of Kadhimiyah, killing at least 10 civilians and four policemen, a police officer said. At least 31 other people were wounded, he added. 

Three more civilians were killed and 11 wounded in a bomb explosion in an outdoor market in Baghdad's western suburb of Abu Ghraib, another police officer said. 

Two medical officials confirmed the casualty figures. All officials spoke on condition of anonymity as they were not authorized to...

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