At least 6 killed by bombs at Baghdad restaurant…Posted: August 17, 2009
BAGHDAD (Reuters) – At least six people were killed when two bombs exploded at a popular restaurant in a predominantly Shi’ite Muslim neighborhood of eastern Baghdad on Sunday, Iraqi police said.
Around 18 people were wounded when the two bombs planted inside and outside of the restaurant exploded almost simultaneously, police said.
The bombings in Baghdad and near the volatile northern city of Mosul have largely targeted the Shi’ite majority, and appear aimed at reigniting the sectarian bloodshed between Sunnis and Shi’ites that brought Iraq to the brink of civil war.
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