At least 33 killed in wave of bombings in Baghdad: Officials
BAGHDAD (AP) - Iraqi officials say multiple car bombs have exploded within minutes of each other in Baghdad, raising the day's death toll to at least 33.
The police say the deadliest of Tuesday evening's blasts hit a row of restaurants in the capital's eastern Talibiyah neighborhood, killing seven and wounding 28.
Back-to-back car bombs blew up near a police station in the western neighborhood of Sadiyah, killing six and wounding 15. The police say another blast hit a central square in the commercial district of Karradah, killing six and wounding 14.
The authorities said earlier attacks killed 14. Hospital officials confirmed the casualty figures, and all of the officials spoke on condition of anonymity because they were not authorized to talk to the media.