BAGHDAD - A series of bomb attacks killed at least 27 people and wounded 70 others in Shiite neighborhoods of Baghdad, Iraq
BAGHDAD – A series of bomb attacks killed at least 27 people and wounded 70 others in Shiite neighborhoods of Baghdad, Iraq
A series of bomb attacks killed 27 people and wounded 70 others on Monday when a wave of bomb attacks was carried out in Shiite neighborhoods in Iraqi capital Baghdad.
The first attack took place in the eastern Sadr City district, where a car bomb struck a small vegetable market and its parking lot.
The other attacks were carried out in the neighborhoods of New Baghdad, Kazimiyah, Habibiya and Sabaa al-Bour.
According to security sources, no group has yet claimed responsibility for the latest attacks.
In recent months, sectarian violence has surged across Iraq, reaching its highest level since 2008.
Both Sunni and Shia places of worship were targeted in recent months.
More than 4,500 people have been killed in Iraq since April 2013.