19 Dead, Dozens Injured in Baghdad Car Bombings

KABUL: (Middle East Press) Multiple car bomb explosions killed at least 19 people and over 36 others injured in the Iraqi capital Baghdad, authorities say.

KABUL: (Middle East Press) Multiple car bomb explosions killed at least 19 people and over 36 others injured in the Iraqi capital Baghdad, authorities say.

According to the officials, the deadliest car bombing on Monday rocked a hectic commercial street in the al-Habibiya area of south-central Baghdad’s Sadr City, claiming at least nine lives and wounding 22 people.

A man inspects the site of a car bomb explosion in a busy commercial street at the al-Habibiya section of Baghdad’s Sadr City, Iraq on March 23, 2015.

Another car bombing hit a vegetable market in the Tarabya section, killing at least six people and injuring 14.

At least four people have also lost their lives following a bomb blast near an intelligence branch of the Interior Ministry in northwestern Baghdad earlier Monday, said Iraqi officials.

No group or individuals claimed responsibility for Monday’s attack so far, however, Iraqi officials usually blame them on the Takfiri ISIL militants.

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