A wave of attacks targeting Shiite neighborhoods in Baghdad on Sunday killed at least 21 people and wounded 125, a security source said.
People inspect their destroyed cars at the scene of a car bomb attack in Ameen neighbourhood in eastern Baghdad. Picture: Khalid Mohammed Source: AP
Four car bombs exploded in Sadr City, targeting civilians in a market, at a bus station and on a major road, killing seven civilians and wounding more than 30 others, according to officials and a security source.
Car bombs also struck in Husseiniya, Al Ameen and Kamaliya, leaving a total of at least seven dead and 32 injured in those areas.
In the central Baghdad neighborhood of Karrada, close to the Babil Hotel, a roadside bomb killed one person and wounded five others.
Source: The New York Times | DURAID ADNAN