At least 47 people were killed and 99 others wounded Friday in several explosions in capital Baghdad and in central Samarra, police said.

Forty people lost their lives and 75 others were wounded when two improvised explosive devices blew up at a market place. The first was remotely detonated and the second exploded after the arrival of security forces, a police colonel said.

Seven people were killed and 24 others wounded in suicide attacks in Samarra, some 130 kilometers north of Baghdad. […]