The attacks took place nearly simultaneously during rush hour throughout the capital, Chinese news agency Xinhua reported.
Of the five attacks a source, speaking on condition of anonymity, said:
-- Four people died and 12 were injured in the Alawi district near the Green Zone, which houses Iraqi government offices and some foreign embassies.
-- Seven people died and 20 were injured in the northern district of Kadhmiyah.
-- Five people died and 13 were injured in Bab al-Mu'dham area of downtown Baghdad.
-- Two people died and 10 were injured in al-Qanat Street in the eastern part of the capital.
-- Three people died and 11 were injured in the district of Shurta al-Khamsa in southwestern Baghdad.
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