BAGHDAD - The Associated Press
Iraqi officials say
twin car bombings within five minutes of each other have killed 14
people in an upscale Shiite neighborhood in the nation's capital.
first bomb in a shopping area in Karradah, across the Tigris River from
the Green Zone, killed six people and injured 18 more. It was not
immediately clear what the target was.
minutes later, the second car blew up outside an Iraq passport office a
few kilometers (miles) away. Officials said eight people were killed and
Police and health officials confirmed the casualties.
All officials spoke on condition of anonymity because they were not authorized to release the information.