facebook
twitter
rss
account
search
search
 

Three bombings near Iraqi city of Baquba kill 15, wound 30

June 10, 2013 at 8:50 AM   |   Comments

BAQUBA, Iraq, June 10 (UPI) -- Three bombings killed 15 people and wounded 30 others in Diyala province Monday, an Iraqi Parliament member told CNN.

The bombs targeting a vegetable market exploded in rapid succession, lawmaker Husain Hamham said.

The market is in Jadidat al-Shat, a sub-district near Diyala's provincial capital of Baquba.

Political and sectarian violence have intensified in recent months, causing Iraqi and world leaders to fear Sunni-Shiite tension could mount and bring a return of a full-scale sectarian war.

© 2013 United Press International, Inc. All Rights Reserved. Any reproduction, republication, redistribution and/or modification of any UPI content is expressly prohibited without UPI's prior written consent.
Most Popular
1
Hillary Clinton: Businesses and corporations don't create jobs Hillary Clinton: Businesses and corporations don't create jobs
2
Terry Keenan, former CNN, Fox News anchor, dead at 53 Terry Keenan, former CNN, Fox News anchor, dead at 53
3
Iranian woman accused of killing attempted rapist executed Iranian woman accused of killing attempted rapist executed
4
Top NSA spy is leaving position after conflict of interest accusations Top NSA spy is leaving position after conflict of interest accusations
5
Woman pleads not guilty to rape of Seattle man Woman pleads not guilty to rape of Seattle man
Trending News
Around the Web
x
Feedback