Deaths as multiple bombs rock Baghdad

2014-09-18 22:46:40 | Al Muslim News
Deaths as multiple bombs rock Baghdad

 

Three suicide car bombs were detonated in the Shia Baghdad neighbourhood of Kadhimiya followed by 12 mortar rounds fired from outside the district, killing at least 22 people and wounding 56 people, security sources said. Interior Ministry spokesman, Saad Maan, said on state television on Thursday that security forces had started securing the area. Sources told Al Jazeera that the attackers targeted the Kadhimiya prison in an attempted breakout. A mortar round landed in the district, the sources said, adding that gunfire was also heard..

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