Iraq - Bomb in Sadr City, Baghdad, kills at least 64 people

A car bomb exploded in a marketplace of a Shi'ite Muslim district in Baghdad, killing at least 64 and injuring about 87 people.

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Violence directed against security forces and Shi'ite civilians is frequent. There is a high risk of terrorist attack in Iraq, and many countries advise citizens to avoid travel to this country. Travellers can minimize safety risk by avoiding crowded areas, such as busy shopping areas.

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