Suicide bombings in Baghdad: Over 20 killed, 50 injured in series of attacks

The attacks came as Iraqi forces and Shi`ite militias are fighting Islamic State militants in Falluja.

Reuters| Updated: May 30, 2016, 15:11 PM IST
 Suicide bombings in Baghdad: Over 20 killed, 50 injured in series of attacks
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Baghdad: More than 20 people were killed and about 50 injured in three bombings that hit Baghdad on Monday, police and medical sources said.

The attacks came as Iraqi forces and Shi`ite militias are fighting Islamic State militants in Falluja, their stronghold just west of the capital.

Twelve people were killed and more than 20 injured when a car bomb blew up in Baghdad`s northern Shaab Shi`ite district.

Seven were killed and 19 wounded by another car bomb parked in Tarmiya, a predominantly Sunni suburb of Baghdad.

An explosive device on a motorcycle exploded in Sadr City, a popular Shi`ite district of Baghdad, killing two and injuring seven.