Update: Additional bombings bring death toll to 88 across Baghdad



    Update: Additional bombings bring death toll to 88 across Baghdad

    May 11, Baghdad: Two additional bombings in Baghdad have left more than 25 dead and 56 wounded Wednesday, bringing the day's total death toll to 88, Iraqi police and hospital officials said.

    A suicide car bomb targeting a police station in Baghdad's northwest Kadhimiyah neighborhood killed 18, of whom five were policemen. The attack also wounded 34.

    In Northern Baghdad a suicide car bomb in the neighborhood of Jamiya killed seven and wounded 22. Earlier Wednesday a car bombing of an outdoor market in Sadr City killed at least 63 people, media reports said.

    All officials spoke on condition of anonymity as they were not authorized to brief the press.

    The Oslo Times