11 die in car-bomb blast

The Star Early Edition - - WORLD -

A CAR bombing near a main Bagh­dad square fol­lowed by a sui­cide bombing at a nearby po­lice head­quar­ters killed 11 peo­ple and wounded 23 yes­ter­day, se­cu­rity and med­i­cal of­fi­cials said. A po­lice colonel said six of the dead and 11 of the wounded from the blasts in west Bagh­dad were po­lice­men. Bagh­dad is hit by near-daily bomb­ings and shoot­ings that kill hun­dreds of peo­ple each month.

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