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Double bomb attack in Iraq kills at least 28

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At least 28 people are reported dead after two explosions at a local government building in the Iraqi town of Taji, north of Bagdhad. Dozens more are said to have been wounded.

Authorities say a car bomb and another explosive device detonated in a crowded car park next to the building.

They say the area was busy with police, workers and people waiting to process official papers.

“I was standing in a line when suddenly a powerful blast shook the ground. I immediately covered my face as shrapnel and shattered glass flew around,” said witness Karrar Abid.

Iraq’s Deputy Health Minister Khamis al-Saad said the bombs killed 28 people and wounded 58. An Interior Ministry source put the toll at 35 dead.

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