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BAGHDAD, Iraq, AP -Insurgents exploded eight car bombs in separate attacks in Baghdad early Sunday, wounding 11 people but causing no deaths, police said.

The bombs exploded within a span of several hours across the city. Police also found a ninth bomb and detonated it, but no one was hurt.

One of the bombs exploded in northern Baghdad as an Iraqi army patrol was passing, wounding two soldiers, police Lt. Bilal Ali Majid said.

The other wounded people were all civilians.

Last Monday, the day after Christmas, attackers exploded six vehicle bombs in Baghdad, killing five people and wounding more than 40.

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