Car Bombs Kill 51 in Baghdad Shiite Neighborhoods

The death toll from car bomb attacks on crowded markets in Baghdad on Wednesday climbed to 47, police said. 

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Death toll from Baghdad car bombs rises to 51

Islamic State militants, which have declared a ´caliphate´ in swathes of Iraq and Syria that it controls and threatens to march on Baghdad, have claimed several Baghdad bombings in the past. (Reuters)