Series of car bombs kill 26 people in Iraq

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A man helps a woman, whose son was killed in a car bomb attack, as they walk away from the scene of the attack in Baghdad on 19 July 2014.

A man helps a woman, whose son was killed in a car bomb attack, as they walk away from the scene of the attack in Baghdad on 19 July 2014.

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A man helps a woman, whose son was killed in a car bomb attack, as they walk away from the scene of the attack in Baghdad on 19 July 2014.

A man helps a woman, whose son was killed in a car bomb attack, as they walk away from the scene of the attack in Baghdad on 19 July 2014.

BAGHDAD - Five car bombs went off in mostly Shi’ite Muslim neighbourhoods in Baghdad in Iraq on Saturday, killing at least 26 people. 
 
The first was a suicide car bombing, which left seven people dead at a police checkpoint in the Abu Dsheer district. 
 
The four other bombs exploded across parts of Baghdad. 
 
Buildings have been damaged, with debris strewn across the road. 
 
No one has claimed responsibility for the attack.