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Car bombs kill 5 south of Baghdad

By CNN Staff
March 1, 2013 -- Updated 2217 GMT (0617 HKT)

(CNN) -- Five people were killed and 34 were wounded when two car bombs exploded Friday at a livestock market in Diwaniya, about 140 kilometers south of Baghdad, Iraq, police and health officials said.

Diwaniya is a predominantly Shiite city.

On Thursday, a car bomb exploded at a livestock market in al-Aziziya, about 80 kilometers north of Kut, killing two people and wounding 19 others.

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