Two people were killed and 23 others injured in twin bomb explosions and mortar barrage in the Iraqi capital on Tuesday morning, an Interior Ministry source said.
Two people were killed and 17 others injured when two explosive charges went off among dozens of construction workers and newspaper sellers in a crowded area near the Mawwal restaurant in the Palestine Street in eastern Baghdad, the source told Xinhua on condition of anonymity, reported Xinhua.
The powerful twin blasts also caused damages to several nearby shops and civilian cars, the source said.
Also in the morning, two mortar rounds landed on Baghdad northeastern neighborhood of Shaab, causing damage to several houses and wounding six residents, the source said.
Deadly attacks continue in Iraq despite U.S. and Iraqi officials announced a relative lull in violence during the past months.