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Eight killed in Basra bombings

AFP reports:

Three motorbikes rigged with explosives blew up in the southern Iraqi port city of Basra on Wednesday night, killing at least eight people and wounding at least 22, a doctor and police said.

A doctor at Sadr Hospital in Basra said that at least eight people were killed and 22 wounded in the blasts, while a police lieutenant colonel gave the same toll.

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