BAGHDAD: Car bombs and a shooting killed 20 people in the Iraqi capital on Wednesday, officials said.
Police officials said the deadliest attack took place when two car bombs went off almost simultaneously in separate commercial streets of Shula in northern Baghdad, killing nine people and wounding 19 others.
A car bomb blast near a small restaurant in eastern Baghdad killed four people and wounded 13 others, said police.
Earlier, a car bomb exploded near the al-Farasha pastry shop in southeastern New Baghdad district, killing five people and wounding 13 others, including women and children.
Also in southeastern Baghdad, gunmen in a speeding car opened fire randomly on pedestrians in Garage al-Amana, killing two people and wounding five others, said police.
No one immediately claimed responsibility for Wednesday´s attacks. (AP)