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Nine killed in car bomb attack in Baghdad

Baghdad, Feb 11: At least nine people were killed and 32 others wounded on Friday in a car bomb explosion in the Iraqi capital of Baghdad. The attack occurred in the evening when a booby-trapped car detoted at a thoroughfare in Resalah district in southwestern Baghdad, Xinhua reported on Friday. The blast caused damages to several nearby shops, buildings and civilian cars. No group has so far claimed responsibility for the attacks, but the Islamic State (IS) terrorist group, in most cases, is responsible for targeting Iraqi security forces as well as crowded places, including markets, cafes and mosques across the country. (IANS)