118 killed, 197 injured in Baghdad blastsPosted: December 8, 2009
Dec. 08, 2009 – Press TV
At least 118 people have been killed and 197 others sustained injuries as multiple bomb-rigged cars exploded in quick succession ripped through Iraqi capital of Baghdad.
Three bomb-rigged cars exploded in quick succession on Tuesday, striking the Labor Ministry, a court complex and the new site of Iraq’s Finance Ministry whose previous building was destroyed in an August blast.
The first explosion in central Baghdad was heard at 10.25 a.m. (0725 GMT) with a second blast within seconds, and a third one minute later.