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15 killed in Baghdad car bombs

Two car bombs in a busy commercial district in Baghdad have killed at least 15 people and wounded another 21, Iraqi police said.

The bombs, which detonated less than two minutes apart, hit a restaurant on a commercial street in north Baghdad.

Medical officials confirmed the casualty figures.

Earlier today, at least 43 people were killed in various attacks across Iraq, all of them in Shiite-majority areas.

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