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Car bombs kill 15 in Iraqi capital: officials

Three car bombs in Baghdad killed at least 15 people and wounded at least 58 late today, security and medical officials said, after a wave of attacks across Iraq earlier killed 56 people.

world Updated: Sep 09, 2012 23:27 IST

Three car bombs in Baghdad killed at least 15 people and wounded at least 58 late on Sunday, security and medical officials said, after a wave of attacks across Iraq earlier killed 56 people.

In the west of the city, a car bomb targeted a market in the Washash area, killing at least seven people and wounding at least 21, an interior ministry official and a medical official said.

In north Baghdad, another car bomb killed at least five people and wounded at least 22 near a restaurant in Shuala, while a third exploded in a commercial area of Hurriyah, killing three people and wounding 14, a ministry official and a medic said.