20 killed in Iraq car bombings

Baghdad, June 11 (IANS) At least 20 people were killed and over 50 injured in different incidents of violence in Iraq Monday.

Seven people were killed and 16 wounded in a car bomb explosion at a marketplace in Baghdad, a security official said.

The attack occurred around mid-day, when a booby-trapped car went off at a fish wholesale market in Taji area, some 20 km from Baghdad, reported Xinhua citing a local police source.

Earlier in the day, three car bombs exploded at a vegetable wholesale market in the town of Jedidat al-Shutt near Baquba city, some 65 km from Baghdad, killing 13 people and wounding 39.

No group claimed responsibility for the attacks.


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