Two bombs explode in Baghdad; worst attack there in months

Nearly simultaneous suicide attacks at two markets in the Iraqi capital reportedly kill at least 64.

Published February 1, 2008 3:00PM (EST)

Female suicide bombers wearing explosive vests conducted attacks at two markets in Baghdad Friday, resulting in what's being reported as the worst attack there for some time. The bombs went off within minutes of each other, and at markets separated by just two miles. The Associated Press says one bomb killed at least 46 people and that the other killed at least 18 and wounded another 25.

By Alex Koppelman

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