x Abu Dhabi, UAEFriday 21 July 2017

At least 16 killed in spate of Baghdad bombings

A spate of bombings in Baghdad yesterday killed at least 16 people and wounded dozens more, shattering a relative calm with the capital's deadliest violence in weeks.

BAGHDAD // A spate of bombings in Baghdad yesterday killed at least 16 people and wounded dozens more, shattering a relative calm with the capital's deadliest violence in weeks.

Roadside bombs and explosives-packed cars detonated across a half-dozen neighbourhoods.

At least 56 were wounded in the attacks, an interior ministry official.