Car bombing attacks in Baghdad and northern Iraq killed at least 45 people on Monday, police sources said. According to Reuters, two truck bombs killed 28 people and injured 138 near the northern Iraqi city of Mosul. The bombs destroyed about 30 homes in the village of Khazna, 20 km north of Mosul.
In the capital, two car bombs killed 17 people and injured 81 in the southwest of the city, police said. The first bomb went off at Hay al-Amel, in the west of Baghdad, killing nine people and wounding 46. The second blast took place in Shurta Arbaa in the north of the city killing seven people and injuring 35 others.