3 killed in Iraqi capital bomb attack

3 killed in Iraqi capital bomb attack
Sun Jul 14, 2013 10:53:35

A bomb explosion near a football stadium in the Iraqi capital, Baghdad, has left at least three people dead and 11 others wounded.

The attack was carried out late on Saturday, when a car bomb went off in al-Jamea neighborhood of the Iraqi capital.

Over 40 other people were killed in bombings and shootings across the country on Saturday.

Iraq has been experiencing a surge in terrorist attacks in recent months.

According to a recent UN report, more than 2,500 Iraqis have died in violent attacks since April.

Iraqi officials say the violence is part of a foreign-backed plot to provoke sectarian strife in the country.



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