Car bomb blast kills at least 23 in south Baghdad - police and medical sources

by Reuters
Monday, 20 March 2017 17:20 GMT

BAGHDAD, March 20 (Reuters) - A car bomb blast killed at least 23 people and wounded more than 45 others in a mainly Shi'ite district in southern Baghdad on Monday, police and medical sources said.

The explosion occurred on a busy commercial street in the Amil neighbourhood, the sources said. (Reporting by Ahmed Rasheed, Writing by John Davison in Erbil; Editing by Angus MacSwan)

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