'22 killed' in Baghdad blasts

A string of explosions have torn through central Baghdad, killing at least 22 people and wounding dozens, officials told the Associated Press. Gunmen raided a government building and battled security forces in the streets in the coordinated attacks.

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Baghdad rocked by coordinated suicide attacks

A string of explosions in a space of minutes have torn through central Baghdad, killing at least 22 people and wounding dozens. Credit: APTN
Gunmen raided a government building and battled security forces in the streets in the planned attacks as smoke blackened the city's skies. Credit: APTN
The fighting lasted for about an hour until forces stormed the building and evacuated hundreds of workers who were hiding in their offices. Credit: APTN

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