Iraq: Baghdad Car Bomb Attacks Kill ‘Over 50’

Baghdad car bomb attacks

A wave of bomb attacks in Shia neighbourhoods across Baghdad has killed more than 50 people. Iraqi officials said several parked cars packed with explosives detonated across the city, killing and wounding dozens. Reuters said over 50 people had died while the Associated Press put the day’s death toll at 57.  Police and hospital officials reported deadly explosions in the largely Shia neighbourhoods of Sabi al Boor, Bayaa, Kazimiyah, Sadria, and al Maalif, where six people were killed and 12 wounded when back-to-back blasts hit an open air market…more

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