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a bomb placed in a car and wired to explode when the ignition is started or by remote control or by a timing device

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A spokesman for the Baghdad Operations Command Brigadier General Saad Maan announced earlier in an explosion caused by a car bomb in al-Habibiya shows to sell cars.
At least 19 people were killed and 43 wounded when a car bomb exploded near a market there on Tuesday, a police colonel and hospital sources said.
BAGHDAD (TAP) - Several car bombs ripped through four Shiite neighborhoods in Baghdad on Saturday, killing 27 people and wounding dozens, police and medics said.
A source in Homs province told SANA reporter that terrorists detonated a car bomb parked in Wadi al-Zahab neighborhood.
TEHRAN (FNA)- At least seven people were killed and 36 others injured when seven car bombs exploded in different towns in Baghdad Governorate on Tuesday.
Later, a car bomb exploded on a commercial street in Jamila, killing three people and wounding 10, according to AP.
According to AP, police officials said a car bomb went off at night in a commercial street in al-Ameen district in southeastern Baghdad, killing four people and wounding 13.
A car bomb ripped through a parking lot near the compound of Baghdad courts in Hurriyah district in northern the capital, killing up to three people and wounding 12 others, while a fourth car bomb struck Baiy district in southern Baghdad and killed a civilian and wounded eight, the source added.
Two car bombs struck a marketplace in the city of Hillah, some 100 km south of Baghdad, while a third car bomb went off in an industrial area, a local police source said.
Another car bomb exploded near a gathering of labourers in the Allawi area near the fortified Green Zone where government offices are located, killing six people and wounding 13.
Another car bomb exploded near a gathering of day labourers in the Allawi area, near the fortified Green Zone where government offices are located.
Police said a car bomb exploded near an outdoor market in the Baghdad's southeastern suburbs of Jisr Diyala shortly before sunset, killing seven people and wounding 20.
A security source said that a car bomb exploded this morning in the entrance of the industrial district in Kut, while the second car exploded at the time of the first one in Azizia market for live modern 95 km north of Kut.
ANBAR / Aswat al-Iraq: A car bomb went off as a bomber was trying to cross Wadi Houran region, west of Anbar, killing him instantly, a police source said.
In the shrine city of Karbala, a car bomb exploded under a bridge, killing five people and wounding 13, a police spokesman and a medical official said.