A string of attacks in and around Baghdad, including bombings at a market and on a commercial street, killed 9 people and wounded 18 on Wednesday, an Iraqi official said. A bomb went off during the morning rush hour on a busy, commercial street in Baghdad's western Amariyah neighborhood, killing four people and wounding 10, the police said.
Two shoppers were killed and eight were wounded when a bomb exploded at an outdoor market in the Abu Ghraib area, officials said. Also, they said, gunmen shot dead two policemen heading to work in Ramadi, 175 kilometers (70 miles) west of Baghdad. (AP)