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Authorities in Iraq say at least 21 people killed in bombings around capital, Baghdad

Authorities in Iraq say at least 21 people have been killed in bombings around the capital, Baghdad.

Officials say the deadliest blast happened Thursday at a secondhand motorcycle market in Baghdad's sprawling eastern Sadr City district. They say the bomb appears to have been placed on a motorcycle at the market.

Officials say the blast killed 12 people and wounded at least 25.

Also in Sadr City, officials say a bomb attached to a minibus exploded, killing five civilians and wounding 14. Meanwhile, officials say another bomb on a minibus killed four and wounded 11 in the northern Shaab neighborhood.

A police officer and two medical officials confirmed casualty figures from the attacks. They spoke on condition of anonymity as they weren't authorized to speak to journalists.