Iraq violence: blasts in Baghdad kill dozens

Four bomb blasts in restaurants and markets in Baghdad have killed at least 69 people and injured more than 100, reports the BBC.

The bombings seem to be part of a recent string of attacks.Three of the bombings took place in primarily Shia areas, the fourth bomb exploded in a more mixed Shia-Sunni part of Baghdad.

Islamic State (IS) has claimed responsibility for two of the attacks.

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