Car blast in Baghdad

BAGHDAD - A car bomb blast in a predominantly Sunni district in northern Baghdad yesterday killed at least 12 people.

BAGHDAD - A car bomb blast in a predominantly Sunni district in northern Baghdad yesterday killed at least 12 people.

The blast from a car parked on a street near the passport office, also injured 23 people, most of them seriously, police said.

Deadly attacks have shattered a relative calm in Baghdad. Three female suicide bombers targeted Shiite pilgrims during a religious event nearly a week ago. At least 35 people died. - Sapa-da

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