3 killed, 26 wounded in Baghdad bombings

19:14, August 06, 2010      

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A total of three people were killed and 26 others wounded when four roadside bombs went off Friday in the Iraqi capital of Baghdad, local police source said.

Two people were killed and 13 people, including three policemen, were wounded when a roadside bomb attacked a police patrol in the Aden square in Kadhimiya area in northern Baghdad, said the source.

Meanwhile, one traffic policeman was killed and five people including two policemen were wounded when a roadside bomb targeting a police patrol went off in Haifa street in central Baghdad, he added.

Xinhua reporters clearly heard the explosion in the west bank of the Tigris river which is very close to the Haifa street.

More over, a roadside bomb attacked an Iraqi army patrol in al- Khadra district in western Baghdad, wounding six people, while two civilians were wounded when a roadside bomb exploded near a shop called Mr. Milk in the Mansour district western of Baghdad, the source added.

Violence and some high-profile attacks are still common in Iraqi cities as part of recent deterioration in security which shaped a setback to the efforts of the Iraqi government to restore normalcy in the country about five months after violence-torn Iraq held parliamentary elections on March 7.

Source: Xinhua

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