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Car bombing in Iraq; 3 dead

By Mohammed Tawfeeq, CNN
updated 11:56 AM EDT, Sat April 12, 2014

(CNN) -- A car bomb in the Iraqi city of Baquba on Saturday killed three people and wounded 18 others, police said.

Baquba is an ethnically mixed city about 60 kilometers, or about 37 miles, northeast of the capital, Baghdad. The bomb went off in the Jurf al-Malah section of central Baquba.

Iraq has been engulfed in political and sectarian violence for months.