At Least 23 Killed in Trio of Explosions in Baghdad
Posted on Jun 23, 2011
On Thursday, 23 people were reported killed and at least 82 wounded in a series of three bombs that detonated in a crowded market in south Baghdad, according to the BBC.
The blasts hit the Shurt al-Raba market in the south of the city, an interior ministry official told AFP news agency.
... An interior ministry official said explosives loaded into wooden carts were detonated in the market at 1845 (1545 GMT).
One bomb went off near Husseiniya, a place of worship for Shia Muslims, reports said.
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