Baghdad rocked by 11 bombs

BAGHDAD, Dec. 16 (UPI) -- The explosion of 11 bombs, 10 of them simultaneously, Thursday injured 11 people in Baghdad and one of its suburbs, officials said.

Ten bombs exploded at the same time in the Al-Dujeel area, injuring eight people taking part in a Shiite religious procession, including a number of Iraqi police officers, Iraqi sources told KUNA, the Kuwait News Agency.


Another explosion Thursday targeted a Shiite procession in central Baghdad and injured three people.

Police closed several roads and seized five explosive devices in different parts of the city.

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