Officials say 2 bombings kill 7 people in Iraq’s capital

BAGHDAD – Two bombings have killed seven people in the Iraqi capital Baghdad on Saturday, authorities said.

One bomb exploded Saturday near a small restaurant in Baghdad’s mainly Shiite southeastern district of Zafaraniyah, killing four people and wounding 13, police officials said. Later, a bomb blast missed a passing police patrol, but killed three civilians and wounded eight in western Baghdad. The blast also damaged several cars. Medical officials in nearby hospitals confirmed the casualties.



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