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Iraqi officials: Suicide bombing in east Baghdad kills 13 people, wounds 30

  • Iraqis clean up the site of a suicide bombing that targeted a street filled with hardware stores, killing over 20 people and wounding at least 45, in the Iraqi capital's southeastern neighborhood of New Baghdad, Saturday, Feb. 7, 2015. A pair of bombings in the Iraqi capital Saturday killed more than three dozen people hours before the city's longtime curfew was set to come to an end. The other attack was in central Baghdad's popular Shorja market where police said two improvised explosive devices detonated 25 meters apart from one another. (AP Photo/Karim Kadim)

    Iraqis clean up the site of a suicide bombing that targeted a street filled with hardware stores, killing over 20 people and wounding at least 45, in the Iraqi capital's southeastern neighborhood of New Baghdad, Saturday, Feb. 7, 2015. A pair of bombings in the Iraqi capital Saturday killed more than three dozen people hours before the city's longtime curfew was set to come to an end. The other attack was in central Baghdad's popular Shorja market where police said two improvised explosive devices detonated 25 meters apart from one another. (AP Photo/Karim Kadim)  (The Associated Press)

  • Iraqis clean up the site of a suicide bombing that targeted a street filled with hardware stores, killing over 20 people and wounding at least 45, in the Iraqi capital's southeastern neighborhood of New Baghdad, Saturday, Feb. 7, 2015. A pair of bombings in the Iraqi capital Saturday killed more than three dozen people hours before the city's longtime curfew was set to come to an end. The other attack was in central Baghdad's popular Shorja market where police said two improvised explosive devices detonated 25 meters apart from one another. (AP Photo/Karim Kadim)

    Iraqis clean up the site of a suicide bombing that targeted a street filled with hardware stores, killing over 20 people and wounding at least 45, in the Iraqi capital's southeastern neighborhood of New Baghdad, Saturday, Feb. 7, 2015. A pair of bombings in the Iraqi capital Saturday killed more than three dozen people hours before the city's longtime curfew was set to come to an end. The other attack was in central Baghdad's popular Shorja market where police said two improvised explosive devices detonated 25 meters apart from one another. (AP Photo/Karim Kadim)  (The Associated Press)

  • Iraqi shop owners clean up the site of a suicide bombing that targeted a street filled with hardware stores, killing over 20 people and wounding at least 45, in the Iraqi capital's southeastern neighborhood of New Baghdad, Saturday, Feb. 7, 2015. A pair of bombings in the Iraqi capital Saturday killed more than three dozen people hours before the city's longtime curfew was set to come to an end. The other attack was in central Baghdad's popular Shorja market where police said two improvised explosive devices detonated 25 meters apart from one another. (AP Photo/Karim Kadim)

    Iraqi shop owners clean up the site of a suicide bombing that targeted a street filled with hardware stores, killing over 20 people and wounding at least 45, in the Iraqi capital's southeastern neighborhood of New Baghdad, Saturday, Feb. 7, 2015. A pair of bombings in the Iraqi capital Saturday killed more than three dozen people hours before the city's longtime curfew was set to come to an end. The other attack was in central Baghdad's popular Shorja market where police said two improvised explosive devices detonated 25 meters apart from one another. (AP Photo/Karim Kadim)  (The Associated Press)

Iraqi police officials say a suicide bombing in eastern Baghdad has killed at least 13 people and wounded 30.

The incident happened Saturday afternoon in the New Baghdad section of the capital. Officials say the bomber targeted a street filled with hardware stores.

There has been no claim for the attack thus far. Hospital officials confirmed the casualties. All officials spoke anonymously as they are not authorized to brief media.

The incident comes ahead of Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi's decision to lift Iraq's longtime curfew beginning at midnight Sunday.

The capital has witnessed sporadic bombings but has remained relatively secured amid an onslaught by the Islamic State militant group.