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Iraq: explosions kill 9 and wound 18

At least nine are killed and 18 are wounded by two explosions rocket Baghdad, police said.

In one of the attacks, a parked car exploded near a private hospital in the central neighborhood of Karradah - killing five people and wounding 12, police said. The blast damaged the Abdul-Majid hospital and other nearby buildings.

The second attack occurred when a bomb left on a minibus exploded in the northwestern Risafi area, killing four people and wounding six others, police said.