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Blasts kill at least 18 people in central Baghdad

4bkcc45ddcd9bckccp_800c450Two explosions have rocked the central part of the Iraqi capital of Baghdad, killing at least 18 people.

According to Press TV quoting the Iraqi police, the first blast hit a market in the Al-Sinek area in Baghdad, the second one occurred after first aid groups had arrived to rescue the victims from the first explosion.

A police colonel cited by AFP said at least 38 others were also injured in the blasts.

Some reports have put the death toll at 21.