BAGHDAD, Nov 22 (KUNA) -- Twenty people were killed and 30 others injured
in a series of armed attacks in various parts of Iraq on Friday.
Among the deadliest attacks was a roadside bomb attack which killed eight
people and wounded 12 others near a shop selling soft drinks and juices in
Al-Dora district, south Baghdad.
An insider of Baghdad Operations Command told KUNA that the explosion
caused serious damage to shops and nearby area.
Two civilians were killed in Mahdia area in Al-Dora as a result of an
improvised bomb blast.
In the northern part of the capital, one civilian was killed and another
wounded when a roadside bomb exploded in Raghba Ekhwatna area in Al-Aazamia
Two Iraqi from the Ministry of Culture were wounded when a roadside bomb
exploded targeting a vehicle which belongs to the ministry which was carrying
them in the neighborhood of Camp Sara in central Baghdad.
Unidentified gunmen targeted Interior Ministry Lieutenant Colonel Nashaat
Abdulkarim, who is also the Director of General Hussein Al-Shammari, Director
of Economy and Organized Crime in the Interior Ministry.
In Abu Ghraib west of Baghdad, a civilian was killed and two others were
wounded when a roadside bomb exploded near one of the mosques in the area.
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