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Wave of bombings in Baghdad kills 27 people: police, medics

Iraqi security forces ride on vehicles during an intensive security deployment on the outskirts of Diyala, northeast of Baghdad, july 19, 2014.  REUTERS/Stringer

Iraqi security forces ride on vehicles during an intensive security deployment on the outskirts of Diyala, northeast of Baghdad, july 19, 2014. REUTERS/Stringer

Iraqi security forces ride on vehicles during an intensive security deployment on the outskirts of Diyala, northeast of Baghdad, july 19, 2014. REUTERS/Stringer
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Burnt-out shops are seen after clashes between Iraqi security forces and militants of the Islamic State, formerly known as the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), on the outskirts of Diyala, northeast of Baghdad, July 19, 2014.   REUTERS/Stringer

Burnt-out shops are seen after clashes between Iraqi security forces and militants of the Islamic State, formerly known as the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), on the outskirts of Diyala, northeast of Baghdad, July 19, 2014. ...more

Burnt-out shops are seen after clashes between Iraqi security forces and militants of the Islamic State, formerly known as the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), on the outskirts of Diyala, northeast of Baghdad, July 19, 2014. REUTERS/Stringer
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Residents gather at the scene of one of a series of car bomb attacks that struck Baghdad July 19, 2014. REUTERS/Ahmed Malik

Residents gather at the scene of one of a series of car bomb attacks that struck Baghdad July 19, 2014. REUTERS/Ahmed Malik

Residents gather at the scene of one of a series of car bomb attacks that struck Baghdad July 19, 2014. REUTERS/Ahmed Malik
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A resident walks on debris at one of the scenes of car bomb attacks that struck Baghdad July 19, 2014.  REUTERS/Ahmed Malik

A resident walks on debris at one of the scenes of car bomb attacks that struck Baghdad July 19, 2014. REUTERS/Ahmed Malik

A resident walks on debris at one of the scenes of car bomb attacks that struck Baghdad July 19, 2014. REUTERS/Ahmed Malik
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A man helps a woman, whose son was killed in a car bomb attack, as they walk away from the scene of the attack in Baghdad July 19, 2014. REUTERS/Ahmed Malik

A man helps a woman, whose son was killed in a car bomb attack, as they walk away from the scene of the attack in Baghdad July 19, 2014. REUTERS/Ahmed Malik

A man helps a woman, whose son was killed in a car bomb attack, as they walk away from the scene of the attack in Baghdad July 19, 2014. REUTERS/Ahmed Malik
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Residents stand among debris at one of the scenes of car bomb attacks that struck Baghdad July 19, 2014.  REUTERS/Ahmed Malik

Residents stand among debris at one of the scenes of car bomb attacks that struck Baghdad July 19, 2014. REUTERS/Ahmed Malik

Residents stand among debris at one of the scenes of car bomb attacks that struck Baghdad July 19, 2014. REUTERS/Ahmed Malik
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A member of the Iraqi security forces stands guard at the site of a car bomb attack in Baghdad July 19, 2014.  REUTERS/Ahmed Malik

A member of the Iraqi security forces stands guard at the site of a car bomb attack in Baghdad July 19, 2014. REUTERS/Ahmed Malik

A member of the Iraqi security forces stands guard at the site of a car bomb attack in Baghdad July 19, 2014. REUTERS/Ahmed Malik
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Residents gather at the scene of a car bomb attack in Baghdad July 19, 2014. REUTERS/Ahmed Malik

Residents gather at the scene of a car bomb attack in Baghdad July 19, 2014. REUTERS/Ahmed Malik

Residents gather at the scene of a car bomb attack in Baghdad July 19, 2014. REUTERS/Ahmed Malik
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