Bombs in Baghdad Markets Kill at Least 23

Almost 6,000 people have been killed so far this year in Iraq


(Reuters)—Bombs left inside busy markets in mainly Sunni Muslim districts of Baghdad killed at least 23 people on Thursday, police said.

The deadliest attack took place in Saba'a al-Bour on the capital's northern outskirts, where three bombs killed at least 15 people.

In the Doura district of southern Baghdad, a bomb exploded in another market, killing at least eight people, police said.