Three bombs have been detonated around the Iraqi capital Baghdad killing as many as 25 people and wounding scores.
A number of those killed were Shi’ite Muslims on an annual pilgrimage to the city.
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The biggest explosion happened when a car bomb was detonated in the Saydiya district of southern Baghdad, which left 11 dead.
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ISIL has claimed responsibility for the bloodshed.
The latest explosions came two days after at least 23 people lost their lives and dozens of others sustained injuries in a car bomb attack that targeted a group of Shi’ite pilgrims in Baghdad’s southeastern neighborhood of Nahrawan on Saturday morning.
Shi'ite pilgrims killed in triple Baghdad bomb blasts