Nov 8, 2014 1:23 PM by News Staff
BAGHDAD (AP) - Bombings in and around the Iraqi capital today have killed more than 40 people.
Eleven were killed when a car bomb tore through a commercial area in the sprawling Shiite district of Sadr City.
Deadly attacks also targeted several other Baghdad neighborhoods and a town just south of the capital.
Today's wave of bombings follows a suicide truck bombing late yesterday that killed a top Iraqi police officer and seven other people in the town of Beiji (BAY'-zhee), north of Baghdad.
There's been no claim of responsibility for the attacks, but authorities say yesterday's attack in Beiji bore the hallmarks of Islamic State militants.
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