Twin car bombs kill 8 in Baghdad

Residents look at the site of a car bomb attack in Baghdad July 14, 2014. (Reuters)

Officials say two car bombs have exploded on a commercial street in eastern Baghdad, killing at least eight people.

Two police officials say the explosions took place around sundown Tuesday in the Shiite neighborhood known as Sadr City.

They say at least 20 people were wounded in the attack.

A medical official confirmed the casualty figures.

The officials spoke on condition of anonymity because they were not authorized to brief the media.
 

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