23 killed in spate of car bombings in Baghdad


BAGHDAD: At least 23 persons have been killed in a spate of car bombings in the Iraqi capital, police and health officials said on Monday, amid the escalating wave of violence across Iraq.

A total of eight parked car bombs hit markets and parking lots in predominantly Shia neighbourhoods of Baghdad within one hour on Monday, four police officers said.

The officers said the deadliest was in the eastern Shia neighbourhood of Sadr City, where two separate explosions killed nine civilians and wounded 33 others.

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