Baghdad bomb blasts kill 18, wound 37: sources

Reuters News
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Posted: Oct 27, 2011 1:26 PM

BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Two bombs exploded in northeastern Baghdad on Thursday, killing at least 18 people and wounding 37 others, police and hospital sources said.

The first bomb targeted a police patrol in the Iraqi capital's Ur district and the second exploded when emergency services were evacuating the wounded, the sources said.

(Reporting by Kareem Raheem; Writing by Jim Loney; Editing by Louise Ireland)