Two car bombs struck a marketplace in the city of Hillah, some 100 km south of Baghdad, while a third car bomb went off in an industrial area, a local police source said.
The three car bombings killed a total of 13 people and wounded 30 others, the source said.
In Iraq's eastern province of Wasit, two car bombs went off outside a restaurant in the town of Hafriyah, some 60 km southeast of the Iraqi capital of Baghdad, killing two people and wounding 10 others, a provincial police source told Xinhua on condition of anonymity.
Another two car bombs went off in succession at a parking lot in the town of Swayra, some 70 km southeast of Baghdad, wounded three people and left some 30 cars burned, the source said.
Meanwhile, a roadside bomb went off in Wasit's provincial capital of Kut, some 170 km southeast of Baghdad, wounding a civilian, the source added.
--ANI (Posted on 15-09-2013)