8 killed, 50 wounded in Baghdad bomb attacks

June 22nd, 2009 - 4:47 pm ICT by IANS  

Baghdad, June 22 (Xinhua) Eight people were killed and 50 wounded in a car bomb blast and a roadside bomb attack in Baghdad Monday, an official said.
At least five people were killed and some 20 others wounded when a booby-trapped car detonated in Baghdad central district in Karrada, the official said on condition of anonymity.

In a separate incident, a roadside bomb went off at a busy market in the neighbourhood of Shaab in northeast Baghdad, killing three people and wounding 30 others.

The attacks came few days ahead of the scheduled pullout of US troops from Iraqi towns and cities by the end of the month.

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