Bombings, shooting kill 6 people in Iraqi capital

Last Updated: Saturday, December 14, 2013 - 17:28

Baghdad: Iraqi authorities say bombings and a shooting have killed six people around the capital.

Police officials say the deadliest of today`s attacks came when a bomb exploded at an outdoor market in Baghdad`s southeastern suburbs, killing three and wounding 11 others.

Two people were killed and seven others were wounded in a bomb blast inside a restaurant in the capital`s northeastern suburb of Husseiniyah, said police.

Also in Baghdad, gunmen killed the owner of a grocery store as he was walking near his house in the neighbourhood of Hurriyah.

Medical officials confirmed the casualties. All officials spoke on condition of anonymity because they`re not authorised to talk to media.

At least 190 people have died in attacks across the country so far this month, according to an Associated Press count.

AP

First Published: Saturday, December 14, 2013 - 17:28

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