Two suicide bomb attacks near the entrance of a military base north of Baghdad and by a market in the Iraqi capital killed at least 18 people Thursday, police said.


Iraq, aftermath of car bomb attack


Both explosions, claimed by the ISIS group, occurred at around 9:00 am (0600 GMT).


The attack by the entrance of one of Iraq’s largest military bases in Taji, just north of Baghdad, killed at least seven people and wounded 18, a police colonel said.


An interior ministry spokesman said soldiers were among the casualties.


A suicide bomb explosion in the capital’s mostly Shiite neighborhood of Baghdad Jadida killed at least 11 people and wounded 27, the same source said.




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