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MENAFN - Kuwait News Agency (KUNA) - 30/09/2012

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(MENAFN - Kuwait News Agency (KUNA)) At least 12 peope were killed in a chain of explosions that jolted regions skirting the Iraqi capital early on Sunday.

A security source told KUNA three civilians died and four others were wounded in blast of a car bomb near a husseiniah (Shiite mosque) in the district of Al-Hassan Al-Askari in al-Taji north of the capittal.

Minutes later, the same region was jolted with three fiery consecutive explosions, caused by booby-trapped cars, killing at least nine persons and wounding several others. The blast also damaged properties.

IN district of Al-Amel, southwest of Baghdad, four civilians were wounded in an identical bombing attack.

A police source said the bomb-rigged vehicle was parked on side of a road. Meanwhile, in the same region, gunmen armed with silencer-equipped guns killed a personnel of the Interior Ministry.

In Tarmiah, north of Baghdad, at least one civilian waS killed and two persons, including a policeman, were wounded in two bomb blasts.

 






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