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Bombings targeting homes and emergency responders kill 28 north of Baghdad

July 23, 2012 - 2:42 AM

BAGHDAD - Iraqi officials say a wave of bombings targeting homes and emergency responders has killed 28 people north of Baghdad.

Police said bombs were planted around five houses in Taji, a Sunni town located 20 kilometres north of the capital, killing 17.

When rescue workers rushed to the scene to help, a suicide bomber detonated his explosives-rigged belt. Eleven policemen died in the blast.

The casualties were confirmed by a medic at Kazimiyah hospital in northern Baghdad.

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