Friday 19 January 2018

10 people die in Iraqi car bombs

Forensic inspectors examine the site of a car bomb
Forensic inspectors examine the site of a car bomb

Separate car bombings in three southern Iraqi cities have killed at least 10 people and wounded dozens on Tuesday, according to officials.

Three police officers say the deadliest attack was in the city of Amara, where a car bomb exploded in a commercial area, killing four civilians and wounding 42.

They added that two car bombs went off in a parking lot in the city of Iskanadariyah, killing three and wounding 18.

The third car bomb detonated near a power plant in the southern city of Nasiriyah, killing three civilians and wounding 21.

Three medical officials confirmed the causality figures.

All officials spoke on condition of anonymity as they were not authorised to release the information.

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