08-07-2020 05:29 PM Jerusalem Timing

Bombings in Iraq Kill 37

Bombings in Iraq Kill 37

Bombings that included a suicide attack on tribal leaders in Baghdad hit central and southern Iraq Wednesday, killing at least 37 people, officials said.

Car BombBombings that included a suicide attack on tribal leaders in Baghdad hit central and southern Iraq Wednesday, killing at least 37 people, officials said.

They targeted three Baghdad neighborhoods as well as Karbala and Basra provinces, south of the capital, the officials said.

In the Sadr City area of northern Baghdad, at least 15 people died and 34 were hurt when a suicide bomber detonated explosives inside a tent where local tribal leaders were meeting.

A car bomb struck another northern area of Baghdad, killing 13 people and wounding at least 24, while a roadside bomb in the capital's east killed two people and wounded three.

North of Karbala city, a car bomb killed four people and wounded 13, while another one hit a market west of the southern port city of Basra, leaving at least three dead and seven wounded.