At least 15 killed in Baghdad blasts: officials
BAGHDAD - Agence France-Presse
Residents look on as they stand at the site of a bomb blast in the town of Taji, about 20 km north of Baghdad, September 30, 2012. REUTERS/Saad ShalashA series of car and roadside bombs in Shiite areas of the Iraqi capital killed at least 15 people on Sunday, security and medical officials said.
The blasts, the latest incidents in a spike in violence, come as the country grapples with nearly two months of anti-government protests and a festering political crisis.