Deadly Car Bombs Hit Baghdad
TEHRAN (Tasnim) - Three car bombs in Baghdad killed at least seven people, security and medical officials said, a day after more than a dozen died in series of blasts in the Iraqi capital.
Bayaa in south Baghdad was hit on Tuesday by two car bombs which killed at least five people while another exploded in a nearby area, killing two people. AFP reported that at least 13 people were injured in the attacks.
A medical official confirmed the casualty figures to the Associated Press news agency. Both spoke anonymously as they were not authorised to release information.
The attacks came a day after a series of explosions in the capital left at least 23 dead. Those attacks on Monday occurred shortly after sunset and targeted crowded commercial areas near Shia mosques.
Attacks and clashes have killed more than 470 people so far this month and over 1,450 since the start of the year, according to AFP figures based on security and medical sources.