BREAKING NEWS Los Angeles County authorities say suspect in school shooting in custody Full Story
STREAMING NOW: Watch Now

Bombings in Baghdad

Baghdad police say four people are dead after bombs blasted in four locations of the Iraqi capital.

Posted: Nov 4, 2018 2:51 PM
Updated: Nov 5, 2018 9:11 AM

BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) - Baghdad police say four people have been killed in four bomb blasts in the Iraqi capital, including two inside commuter minivans.

The blasts occurred after Sunday's evening rush hour and appeared to target Shiite districts around Baghdad, including Sadr City and Kadhimiya.

Police officials say the individual blasts were relatively small. They say about 20 people were wounded. The officials spoke on condition of anonymity, in line with police regulations.

The Islamic State group claimed responsibility in a statement posted by its Amaq News Agency and circulated on social media.

The militant group continues to terrorize Iraqis with kidnappings and bombings despite losing nearly all its territories to Iraqi forces last year. The group promotes violence against Shiites across the Islamic world.

(Copyright 2018 The Associated Press)

Article Comments

Chico
Broken Clouds
61° wxIcon
Hi: 70° Lo: 48°
Feels Like: 61°
Oroville
Clear
65° wxIcon
Hi: 69° Lo: 49°
Feels Like: 65°
Paradise
Broken Clouds
61° wxIcon
Hi: 63° Lo: 45°
Feels Like: 61°
Chester
Clear
51° wxIcon
Hi: 61° Lo: 37°
Feels Like: 51°
Red Bluff
Clear
63° wxIcon
Hi: 71° Lo: 49°
Feels Like: 63°
Willows
Broken Clouds
61° wxIcon
Hi: 71° Lo: 48°
Feels Like: 61°
Cooler and cloudier today, record heat expected today, then the chance for high fire danger or showers next week.
KHSL Severe
KHSL Radar
KHSL Temperatures

Community Events