Bomb attacks kills dozens in Baghdad

Associated Press
An awakening council member stands guard while women walk through the site of a bombing in a Christian section of Baghdad, Iraq, Wednesday, Dec. 25, 2013. Militants in Iraq targeted Christians in two separate bomb attacks in Baghdad, officials said. The Christmas Day attacks brought the total number of people killed so far this month in Iraq to 441. According to U.N. estimates, more than 8,000 people have been killed since the start of the year. (AP Photo/Karim Kadim)

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Militants in Iraq targeted Christians in three separate Christmas Day bombings in Baghdad, killing at least 37 people, officials said Wednesday.

In one attack, a car bomb went off near a church in the capital's southern Dora neighborhood, killing at least 26 people and wounding 38, a police officer said. (AP)


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