Car bomb blast in Iraq leaves at least 130 casualties
A car bomb blast in northern Baghdad left more than 50 people killed and 80 wounded on Tuesday, a police source said.
"The car that was parked in a garage in al-Hurriya district, north Baghdad, has exploded leaving at least 130 casualties. All of them are civilians," sources told Deutsche Presse-Agentur dpa.
Sources added that the explosion, the biggest of its kind in the Iraqi capital for months, had left women and children among the dead and wounded.
Al-Hurriya district is one of the largest Shiite districts in Baghdad, dpa reported.