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27/05/2013 18:29 BST | Updated 27/05/2013 18:31 BST

Iraq Bombs: At Least 57 Killed In Baghdad

AP

Car bombs in Baghdad have killed at least 57 people, it has been reported.

The BBC said the bombs targeted mainly Shia areas in the Iraqi capital.

At least 12 bombs went off in busy shopping streets and markets.

Reuters said the death toll was even higher:

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Two weeks ago, an attack on a Sunni mosque killed 38 people.

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Reuters said no group had claimed responsibility for the latest attacks.