BAGHDAD, July 29 (KUNA) -- The country was rocked by yet another series of
blasts on Monday with explosions in Basra, Muthanna, and Wasit Governorates in
southern Iraq, with eight people reported killed and another 61 injured.
Iraqi Police sources told KUNA five people were killed and another 30
injured in a car explosion near a bus stop in the heart of Wasit Governorate's
biggest city, Al-Kout.
Another two people were also killed and 20 injured in two car explosions in
Muthanna Governorate's biggest city, Samawah.
In Basra, a car also exploded and killed one person and injured 11 others
near the city's five-mile market area.
The sources said the tally is based on initial reports and the toll could
go up as many of the injured are in critical condition.(end)
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