Several killed by Baghdad car bomb

Attack in busy commercial area just one of several violent incidents in Iraq.

    Car bombings remain common despite the overall reduction in violence levels in Iraq [Reuters]

    Elsewhere in the country, a roadside bomb hit an Iraqi army patrol and wounded an army official.

    The blast occurred in a main street near the town of Sulaiman Pak, 160km northeast of Baghdad, police said.

    Five policemen and two civilians were wounded when a roadside bomb exploded near a police patrol in the New Baghdad district of eastern Baghdad, police said.

    In yet another incident, a roadside bomb wounded three policemen and one civilian when it exploded near a police patrol in Qahira district of northern Baghdad, police said.

    SOURCE: Agencies


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