Roadside bombs kill 14, injure 49 in Iraq

Story highlights

  • The deadlier of the three bombs exploded outside a busy shopping area
  • The other bombs went off outside a restaurant and near a mosque
  • The day before, at least 33 died in the bombing of a coffee shop
Three roadside bombs killed at least 14 people and wounded 49 others in Iraq Saturday, Baghdad police said.
Nine of those were killed and 31 wounded in the neighborhood of Tumaa in southern Baghdad when a bomb exploded outside a busy shopping area.
At least three people were killed and 15 others were wounded when a hidden bomb exploded outside a Sunni mosque in the predominantly Sunni al-Jamaa neighborhood in western Baghdad Saturday night.
In al-Madaan, about 20 kilometers southeast of Baghdad, two died and three others were injured when a roadside bomb exploded outside a restaurant.
On Friday night, at least 33 people were killed and 26 others hurt when a bomber with an explosive vest blew himself up inside a coffee shop where patrons were playing a popular Ramadan game in Kirkuk, authorities said.