27 killed in Baghdad cafe bombing

Last Updated: Fri, Apr 19, 2013 00:49 hrs

Baghdad: At least 27 people, including children and women, were killed and 51 wounded Thursday evening when a bomb struck a cafe in this Iraqi capital city, police said.

The bombing attack took place in Al Ameriyah neighbourhood in west Baghdad, Xinhua quoted a police source as saying.

Violence has increased recently in the Iraqi cities ahead of the provincial polls scheduled for Saturday.

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