Bomb attacks kills 20 in Baghdad

At least 20 people die in bomb attacks targeting public places and Iraqi security forces around Baghdad

Photo by: AFP
Photo by: AFP

Updated Jul 28, 2015

Bomb attacks targeting public places and security forces in the Iraqi capital Baghdad killed at least 20 people on Tuesday, AP has reported.

10 people were killed and 24 people wounded in the deadly attack carried out on Tuesday night when an explosive laden car exploded near restaurants and shops on Palestine street in eastern Baghdad.

A separate bomb near the roadside exploded during an army patrol in Yusufiyah, killing three soldiers and a civilian.

Two other attacks were also carried out in public places, killing six people.

No group has claimed immediate responsibility for the attacks. However they bore the hallmarks of ISIS.

Deadly bomb attacks are usually carried out around Baghdad, most of which are claimed by ISIS.

The ISIS group mainly targets the security forces and the country's Shiite majority, while battling Iraqi forces on multiple fronts elsewhere in the country.

TRTWorld and agencies