At least 33 killed in series of Baghdad bombings - police

by Reuters
Thursday, 15 August 2013 10:26 GMT

BAGHDAD, Aug 15 (Reuters) - At least 33 Iraqis were killed and scores wounded on Thursday as a wave of bomb attacks hit the capital Baghdad, police sources said.

The bombs targeted markets and commercial streets. The government put the death toll far lower, saying only three people were killed and 44 wounded in the violence. (Reporting by Kareem Raheem, Writing by Sylvia Westall; Editing by Jon Boyle)

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