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Baghdad: At least 16 people, mostly Iranians, were killed in a road accident in Iraq, the Iraqi state news agency said early on Saturday.

Thirteen people were also injured in the accident, which occurred on a road linking two cities in Iraq's northern Salahuddin province, the state news agency added, citing a local medical official.

The injured were taken to hospitals in critical condition, the official said.