Six killed in two Baghdad bomb blasts: aqi police

Reuters News
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Posted: Jan 05, 2012 1:09 AM

BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Two bombs exploded in a mainly Shi'ite Muslim area of Iraq's capital Baghdad on Thursday, killing six people and wounding 17, police and hospital sources said.

They said one bomb was planted on a parked motorcycle and that the other was a roadside device.

The attacks occurred in the impoverished Sadr City neighbourhood in northeast Baghdad.

(Reporting by Kareem Raheem; Writing by Serena Chaudhry; Editing by Ralph Gowling)