Factbox: Dozens killed as bombs shake Iraqi capital

BAGHDAD Tue Nov 2, 2010 6:14pm EDT

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BAGHDAD (Reuters) - A series of bombs rocked mainly Shi'ite areas of Baghdad Tuesday, killing at least 40 people and wounding dozens in the third major assault in Iraq since Friday.

An Interior Ministry source put the toll at 76 killed and 271 injured.

Below is a factbox on the areas which were targeted:

ABU DSHEER - Four people were killed and 10 wounded when a car bomb exploded on a street in Baghdad's southern district of Abu Dsheer.

ABU GHRAIB - Six people were killed and eight wounded when a car bomb exploded in Abu Ghraib, on the western outskirts of Baghdad.

AMIL - Three people were killed and 13 wounded when a car bomb went off in the southwestern Baghdad district.

AMEEN - Four people were killed and 21 wounded when a car bomb exploded in Baghdad's southeastern district of Ameen.

BAYAA - Two people were killed and eight wounded when a car bomb hit a busy street in Baghdad's southwestern district of Bayaa.

CHUKOOK - One person was killed and six others wounded when a car bomb exploded in the northwestern Baghdad district.

GHERAT - Two people were killed and 10 wounded when a car bomb exploded near a bank in the Baghdad district of Gherat, near Baghdad's northern Adhamiya area.

HUSSENIYA - Seven people were killed and 40 wounded when a car bomb went off near a restaurant in the northern Baghdad district of Husseniya.

JIHAD - Six people were killed and 20 wounded when a car bomb went off near a goldsmith market in southwestern Baghdad.

KADHIMIYA - 11 people were killed and 36 others wounded when a car bomb went off in a square in Baghdad's northwestern district of Kadhimiya.

KAMALIYA - Five people were killed and 15 others wounded when a roadside bomb exploded in the eastern Baghdad district of Kamaliya.

RAHMANIYA - Seven people were killed and 14 wounded when a car bomb went off in a street in Baghdad's Rahmaniya district.

SADR CITY - Six people were killed and 41 wounded when a car bomb went off near restaurants and cafes in the Shi'ite slum of Sadr City.

SHULA - Two people were killed and 15 wounded when a car bomb exploded near a restaurant in the northwestern district of Baghdad.

UR - 12 people were killed and 14 wounded when a car bomb exploded in a square in the northeastern district.

(Reporting by Wathiq Ibrahim; Editing by Serena Chaudhry)

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