Violence in Baghdad suburbs kills 21: sources

January 29, 2015 6:11 PM

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BAGHDAD (Reuters) - At least 21 people, mostly civilians, were killed on Thursday in the outskirts of Baghdad by explosions at five separate locations and a shooting, security and medical sources said.

Bombs went off in two towns south of the Iraqi capital, killing seven people and wounding 19 others. Unknown assailants also attacked an army checkpoint in the western suburb of Abu Ghraib, killing three soldiers and wounding seven.

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