In the center of Baghdad was a blast: 18 people dead

В центре Багдада прогремел взрыв: 18 человек погибли

In Central Baghdad an explosion. 18 people were killed.

It is reported Agency AFP, referring to the police.

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Al Jazzera reports that at least 43 wounded. With reference to the press service of the TV channel writes that the explosion occurred in a crowded store.

Recall, the Philippines was an explosion which injured 33 people.