Car bomb in central Baghdad kills 7: police

Reuters News
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Posted: Feb 23, 2012 12:49 AM

BAGHDAD (Reuters) - A car bomb struck an area of central Baghdad on Thursday, killing seven people and wounding 24, Iraqi police said.

The attack occurred in the mostly Shi'ite Muslim district of Karrada. Police said the death toll might rise.

(Reporting by Kareem Raheem; Writing by Yara Bayoumy; Editing by Ralph Gowling)