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Car bomb in Iraq kills nine, wounds 20

BUHRUZ, Iraq, Dec. 9 (UPI) -- A car bomb detonated in Buhruz in Iraq's Diyala province Monday, killing at least nine people and wounding about 20, provincial police said.

Police said the bomb exploded in a car parked near a popular cafe in Buhruz, close to the provincial capital city of Baquba, northeast of Baghdad, China's state-run news agency Xinhua reported.

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Local authorities imposed a curfew following the attack, a police official said.

On Sunday, 51 people were killed and 191 injured in attacks across Iraq, police said. Most of the attacks were in Baghdad.

The U.N. Assistance Mission for Iraq estimated 8,109 Iraqis were killed from January through November.

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