BAGHDAD — Iraqi officials say a car bomb in another Shiite neighborhood in Baghdad has killed 13 people.
Civilians gather at the scene of a car bomb attack in Kamaliyah neighborhood, a predominantly Shiite area of eastern Baghdad, Iraq, Monday, May 20, 2013. A wave of car bombings across Baghdadâ€™s Shiite neighborhoods and in the southern city of Basra killed and wounded dozens of people, police said. (AP Photo/ Hadi Mizban)
The blast pushed the day's death toll from a deadly wave of bombings and shooting attacks across Iraq to 70.
The officials say the latest blast struck on Monday afternoon in a busy market in the Shaab Shiite neighborhood of the Iraqi capital. A police officer says 25 people wounded in the explosion.
A medical official confirmed the casualty figures. All officials spoke on condition of anonymity as they were not authorized to release information.
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