String of Iraq car bomb blasts kill at least 17

No one has claimed responsibility for the attacks.

String of Iraq car bomb blasts kill at least 17

World Bulletin / News Desk

A string of car bomb blasts targeting mainly police checkpoints killed at least 17 people across Iraq on Sunday, police and hospital sources said.

No one has claimed responsibility for the attacks.

The most deadly explosion took place in Taji, 20 km (12 miles) north of the capital Baghdad, where bombs in three parked cars went off separately, killing eight people and wounding 22.

A suicide bomber in a car blew himself up in the city of Kut, 150 km (95 miles) southeast of Baghdad, killing four policemen, police and local officials said.

In Baghdad, a parked car bomb killed two people in a northwestern district. Another blast near a public market in Khan Bani Saad, 30 km (20 miles) northeast of the capital, killed one civilian and wounded several policemen.

Two more policemen were killed when a car bomb went off in the town of Balad Ruz, 90 km (55 miles) northeast of Baghdad.

Güncelleme Tarihi: 30 Eylül 2012, 13:43
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