Civilian killed, 15 injured in Baghdad bombings

17:58, May 31, 2010      

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A civilian was killed and 15 people were wounded in three bomb attacks in Baghdad on Monday, an Interior Ministry source said.

A roadside bomb went off near a passing police patrol in the al- Ghadeer district in eastern Baghdad, killing a civilian and wounding eight people, including six policemen, the source told Xinhua on condition of anonymity.

A police vehicle was also damaged by the blast, the source said.

In a separate incident, a roadside bomb struck another police patrol in the al-Rabie thoroughfare in Zaiyouna district in eastern Baghdad, wounding three policemen and three civilians, the source added.

Another blast took place in Palestine Street in northeastern Baghdad, when a bomb attached to a sport utility vehicle (SUV) parking in front of a restaurant detonated and wounded a passer-by, he said.

Waves of violence and sporadic attacks continue in the Iraqi cities more than two months after the country held its landmark parliamentary election which is widely expected to shape the political landscape of the war-torn country.

Source:Xinhua

(Editor:梁军)

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