A still image from a video of an Iraqi bulldozer blocking an ISIS suicide car bomber. Iraqi Day Twitter
20 May, 2017, 06:54
At least 11 people were killed in two blasts in the vicinity of Baghdad, another 20 were injured.
No group has so far claimed responsibility for the attacks, but the Islamic State (IS) militant group, in most cases, is responsible for most of such suicide attacks targeting the security forces and crowded areas, including markets, cafes and mosques across Iraq.
The attacks came as the Iraqi security forces backed by anti-IS worldwide coalition are carrying out a major offensive to drive out the IS militants from their major stronghold in the western side of Mosul in northern Iraq.
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ISIS now only holds a handful of neighbourhoods in Mosul, including the Old City where the most intense battles of the operation are expected to play out.
Coalition officials say they believe a few hundred IS fighters remain in Mosul, holding hundreds of thousands of civilians as human shields.
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Iraqi commanders have said they hope to fully liberate the city before the holy month of Ramadan, which is to begin at the end of next week.
ISIS overran Mosul almost three years ago in a blitz that brought almost a third of Iraqi territory under the Sunni militant group's control.
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