A terror bombings have hit Iraq’s southern city of Basra and the capital of Baghdad, causing the death of 35 people and the injury of nearly 45 others, Press TV reported.
At least 11 people were killed and over 30 others wounded following two bombers blew up their explosives-laden vehicles, on Friday, at checkpoints near a military base as well as a highway near the area’s oilfields, said security officials.
Seven of the injured are in critical condition.
The first blast occurred outside the Ar-Rumeila military base, where eight people were killed, including intelligence forces.
The second bomber also blew up his explosives-packed vehicle near the al-Sadra checkpoint on a highway leading to the region’s oilfields.
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