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Seven explosions kill dozens in Baghdad

By Mohammed Tawfeeq, CNN
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Deadly blasts rock Baghdad
  • NEW: Death toll rises to at least 34 in Baghdad bombings; 104 injured
  • Five of seven attacks occur in Shiite neighborhoods
  • Three suicide attacks on Sunday killed 30 people
  • Baghdad
  • Iraq
  • Middle East

(CNN) -- Seven separate explosions rocked Baghdad on Tuesday morning, killing at least 34 people and wounding 104 others, Iraq's Interior Ministry said.

Five of the blasts took place in Shiite neighborhoods: Shulaa, Chikook, Shurta al-Rabaa, Amel and Bayaa. Another attack occurred in the mixed Saydiya neighborhood, authorities said.

At least three residential buildings, including apartments, were destroyed in the explosions.

The seventh attack involved explosive devices planted in a building housing a popular restaurant in the Alawi commercial area near Haifa street in central Baghdad.

On Sunday, three blasts set off by suicide bombers in cars went off in quick succession in Baghdad, killing at least 30 people and wounding 200, the Interior Ministry said.

The Sunday blasts came within five minutes of one another, all near embassy buildings in the capital.