A car bomb exploded in central Baghdad on Monday, killing at least 19 people and wounding 46, police and hospital officials said.
The bomb went off at 2 p.m. in the Sinak commercial district on the east side of the Tigris River.
Also in central Baghdad, a battle raged after gunmen hijacked two buses and kidnapped at least 15 passengers, police said.
At least three policemen had been killed and eight wounded, including four passers-by, authorities said.
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