A string of car bombings and roadside blasts are assailing several cities in Iraq leaving several casualties of at least 46 people, and more than 180 wounded.
This Tuesday, the attacks occurred days before Baghdad hosts an Arab League summit, this is the first meeting since Sadam Hussain’s 1990 invasion of Kuwait. One of the deadliest attacks occurred in the city of Karbala, where 13 people perished.
In the northern city of Kirkuk, a car bomb exploded near a police headquarters, claiming the lives of 13 people and wounding 30 more. While in a police garage of Kirkuk a car exploded.
Al-Qaeda reported that they had targeted an office that will oversee security when the Iraqi capital hosts the Arab League summit next week. (AV)