Car bomb attacks kill at least 25 in north, south Iraq: police

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Posted: Oct 05, 2015 12:48 PM

BAGHDAD (Reuters) - At least 25 people were killed on Monday in car bomb attacks in north and south Iraq, police and medical sources said.

One attack took place near a crowded market in the town of Khalis, about 80 km (50 miles) northeast of Baghdad, killing 15 people, police said.

In the town of Al Zubair, about 15 km (9 miles) southwest of the oil town of Basra, a second attack took place also near a crowded market. Ten people died.

(Reporting by Ahmed Raseed; Writing by Michael Georgy; editing by John Stonestreet)