Baghdad: A car bomb explosion in Iraq has claimed the lives of 18 people on Monday. The incident occurred in Bakuba area of the eastern part of India. 40 others have been critically injured in the incident. They have been admitted to a local hospital. According to hospital sources, the death toll in the blast may rise.
According to police, at around 8:45 Pm on Monday, a empty vehicle was spotted in the Bakuba area which exploded suddenly. It has been known that many among the deceased are women and children.