At least 57 people were killed on Monday in car bomb attacks in Baghdad and the north and south of Iraq, police and medical sources said. One attack took place near a crowded market in the town of Khalis, about 80 km (50 miles) northeast of Baghdad, killing 35 people, police said. “The driver begged police to be allowed to park his vehicle in order to buy medication from a nearby pharmacy and five minutes later it (the bomb) went off and caused huge destruction,” police captain Mohammed al-Tamimi said.
10 June, 2013 Car bombs at market in central Iraq kill 15 BAGHDAD (AP) — Attackers detonated explosives hidden in a produce-laden pickup truck and two other vehicles parked around a market in central Iraq early Monday, killing 15 people in the latest in a spike of violence ravaging the country.
30 June, 2012 Iraq attacks kill 11 people Bombings and shootings in Iraq killed four police, two soldiers and five civilians on Saturday, security and medical officials said.
20 May, 2013 Car bombs in Baghdad, south Iraq kill at least 40 BAGHDAD (AP) — A wave of car bombings across Baghdad's Shiite neighborhoods and in the southern city of Basra killed at least 40 people on Monday, striking at market places and crowded bus stops during the busy morning hours, officials said.
25 June, 2013 Bombs in Iraq hit protesters, minibus, killing 16 BAGHDAD (AP) — Demonstrators in an ethnically disputed northern city and a minibus carrying Shiite pilgrims to the holy city of Karbala were among the latest targets of Iraqi militants in a string of bombings that killed 16 people, authorities said Tuesday.