Two Baghdad car bombs kill 19, wound dozens

Reuters News
Posted: Oct 11, 2014 1:23 PM

BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Nineteen people were killed in two car bombs in Shi'ite parts of western Baghdad on Saturday night, police and medical officials said.

One bomb exploded at a traffic roundabout in the neighborhood of Kadhimiya, killing 11 people, three of them police officers, officials said. Another 27 were wounded.

In the second attack, a car bomb exploded outside an ice cream shop in the neighborhood of Shaoula, killing eight people and wounding 18, a police officer and hospital official said.

(Reporting By Ned Parker, Raheem Salman; Editing by Robin Pomeroy)