(BAGHDAD, Iraq) — Dozens were killed and at least 128 were injured Friday in several attacks that occurred around two Iraqi cities.
Twenty-four people were killed and 53 were wounded in car bombings around the capital city of Baghdad.
A parked car bomb went off, destroying a mosque in Kirkuk, a town in northern Iraq. It killed five people and injured 75.
Police confirmed to ABC News the attacks were aimed mainly at Shiite mosques in the two cities during Friday prayers. It is not yet clear who may have carried out the seemingly coordinated attacks.
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Susan Scutti, CNN
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