BAGHDAD - A series of car bombings in Iraq on Friday have left at least two dozen dead and scores injured. The targets of the attacks, which included a double bombing at a market in northern Baghdad that killed as many as 14, appear to be Shia population, reports the BBC.
Officials currently put the death toll at 26, with more than 80 injured. Sunni terrorists linked to al-Qaeda have been accused of a recent uptick in violence in Iraq.
The Associated Press reports that the busy weekly Friday bird and pet market in Baghdad's Khadimiya district was targeted, as a car bomb went off at the entrance, and as panic erupted, another car exploded in the parking lot.
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