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Car bomb injures 23 in Iraq

July 22, 2012 at 3:49 PM   |   Comments

NAJAF, Iraq, July 22 (UPI) -- A car bomb blast in central Iraq on Sunday injured 23 people, police said.

An explosive-rigged car was detonated near a restaurant in the city of Najaf, the Kuwait news agency KUNA reported.

The 23 injured were taken to a local hospital for treatment, police said.

Meanwhile, Iraqi security forces arrested 15 people said to be members of al-Qaida, KUNA said. The arrests came during two raids in the towns of Latifiyah and Arab Jabbour.

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