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Nearly 120 killed in Baghdad blasts

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>> The aftermath of a deadly blast in central Baghdad. 115 people were killed and at least 200 wounded when a refrigerator truck packed with explosives blew up in the city's Karrada district. Islamic State claiming responsibility for the suicide bombing. The busy shopping strip was hit around midnight Saturday.
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Iraqis eating out late during the fasting month of Ramadan.>>
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> Police say the death toll could yet rise with bodies still under rubble. At least two more were killed when a second bomb hit a market in al-Shaab in the north of the capitol. The Karrada bombing is the deadliest in the country since Iraqi forces dislodged IS militants from Fallujah in June following a month of fighting.
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Iraqi Prime Minister, Haider al-Abadi ordering the offensive after a series of deadly bombings in Shiite districts of Baghdad.