Five people were killed and 18 others got injured when two car bombs exploded in Shaab area here, reported Xinhua citing a police source.
In another incident, four people were killed and 14 others wounded when a car bomb blew up in Kadimiya district in Baghdad, the source said.
Another car bomb exploded in Sadiya district in southwestern Baghdad, killing three and injuring 16 others, while another blast in Abu Dshir district in the southern part of the city killed two and wounded 11.
One person was killed and 12 others were wounded when a car bomb ripped through New Baghdad area in the southern part of the capital, the police source said, adding that another car bomb attack in Al Amil area injured 14 people.
A car bomb also went off in Zafraniya district in southern Baghdad, killing one and injuring nine others, he said.
In the northern city of Tuz Khurmatu, some 200 km north of Baghdad, a suicide attack near a Shiite mosque killed 11 people and wounded 60 others, a police source said.
Another car bomb went off near a Shiite mosque in Kirkuk, 250 km north of Baghdad, killing one and wounding four others, the source added.
Two car bombs struck the central and northern parts of Nasiriyah, some 350 km south of Baghdad, killing four people and injuring 45 others.
The death toll is expected to rise further.
Iraq is witnessing its worst eruption of violence in five years, which raises fears that the country sliding back to a full-blown civil conflict that peaked in 2006 and 2007, when monthly death toll sometimes exceeded 3,000.
--IANS (Posted on 11-08-2013)