42 killed in Baghdad explosions

Eight explosions target public marketplaces and parks across the Iraqi capital.

42 killed in Baghdad explosions

World Bulletin / News Desk

At least 42 people were killed and 54 wounded in eight explosions in different districts of Iraqi capital Baghdad Sunday morning, according to initial reports.

Explosive-laden vehicles were detonated simultaneously near public marketplaces and parks in the Sha'ab, Meshtel, Hurriyah and Sha'ab al-bur districts, security sources indicated.

Officials expect the death toll to rise.

In recent weeks, Iraq was been experiencing an increase in attacks, particularly with bomb-laden vehicles. So far 600 were reportedly killed in October.

The United Nations (UN) announced that over a thousand people have been killed in Iraq in the last month.

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