Bomb Kills 4, Wounds 20 at Liquor Store
An assailant threw a bomb at liquor stores in south Baghdad on Friday, killing 4 persons and injuring 20 who happened to be in the street of the shopping district, according to officials of Yarmuk Hospital in the capital. One of the dead was an 11-year-old child. Liquor store owners had earlier received warnings to close during the fasting month of Ramadan.
Bombs also went off Friday in front of the Irbil offices of a British organization attempting to remove explosive mines in Iraq, and in front of the British embassy in Tehran. No injuries were reported.