Three Iraqis killed, 29 injured in Baghdad bombings

18:45, September 08, 2010      

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Three people were killed and another 29 were wounded in three bomb explosions including twin bombings in Baghdad on Wednesday, an Interior Ministry source told Xinhua.

A double bomb explosions detonated simultaneously in Siekh Omer neighborhood in downtown Baghdad, killing a civilian and wounding five others, the source said on condition of anonymity.

Separately, two people were wounded after a bomb exploded near the Baghdad courts compound in al-Adel neighborhood in the west of the capital, the source said.

Earlier on Wednesday, at least two people were killed and 22 others were wounded in coordinated car bomb explosions at a busy parking lot during the morning rush hours in al-Baiyaa neighborhood in southern Baghdad, the source said.

Violence is still common in Iraqi cities as security deteriorated, causing a setback to the efforts of the Iraqi government to restore normalcy in the country days after the U.S. military announced withdrawal of its combat troops from the war- torn country.

Source: Xinhua


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