18 killed, 62 injured in Iraq bombings

Baghdad, Sep 18 (IANS) At least 18 people were killed and 62 wounded in a wave bombings witnessed in the Iraqi capital city Tuesday.

Six people were killed and 15 injured when two car bombs exploded in Baghdad's Sadr City district in the evening, reported Xinhua citing a police source.

While four people were killed and 16 wounded, including three policemen, when a car bomb went off at Naser Square in central Baghdad, the source added.

At least three people were killed and 12 wounded when a car bomb exploded in northern Baghdad's Husseiniya area, he said, adding three others were killed and 11 wounded when two car bomb struck in Bataweein area of central Baghdad.

Two people were killed and eight wounded when a car bomb exploded in the Amel district in southwestern Baghdad, the police source further added.


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