Roadside bomb kills 19 in west Baghdad: police, medics

Reuters News
Posted: May 17, 2013 2:46 PM

BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Nineteen people were killed on Friday when a roadside bomb exploded near a commercial complex in the Amiriya district in the west of Baghdad, police and medics said.

Earlier on Friday, two bombs went off outside a Sunni Muslim mosque in Baquba as worshippers left Friday prayers, killing at least 43 people in one of the deadliest attacks in a month-long surge in sectarian violence.

(Writing by Mike Collett-White; Editing by JOn Hemming)