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    Car Bomb Explosion in Iraq Kills 5 People, 32 More Injured – Reports (PHOTO)

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    MOSCOW (Sputnik) - At least five people were killed and 32 more wounded in a car bomb explosion in northern Iraq, local media reported citing the Iraqi Health Ministry spokesperson said on Wednesday.

    According to the Alsumaria broadcaster, the blast hit a restaurant north of the city of Tikrit.

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    Earlier in the day, Reuters reported, citing police, that a suicide bomber had detonated a car that had been rigged to explode. The incident took place at a restaurant not far from the Iraqi city of Tikrit.

    No terrorist group has announced that it was behind the deadly attack, however Daesh* is frequently involved in similar attacks.

    *Daesh (also known as ISIS/ISIL/IS) is a terrorist organization banned in Russia and many other countries.


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