car bomb

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a bomb placed in a car and wired to explode when the ignition is started or by remote control or by a timing device

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Also, two other car-bombs exploded in Al-Sadr district, eastern the capital, killing six Iraqis, including two women, and injuring 15 others, the source said.
BAGHDAD, Sept 17 (KUNA) -- Twelve Iraqis were killed and 63 others injured in a new wave of car-bomb explosions that rocked the Iraqi capital as violence continues to escalate, a security source stated on Tuesday.
Another car-bomb explosion, targeting Al-Mahdi house of mourning, took place in Al-Zfaraniya district, southern Baghdad, killing three civilians and injuring 11 others, added the source.
In addition, a car-bomb went off in Al-Jawadain district at Al-Shoala area, northwestern Baghdad, killing one civilian and injuring six others with multiple wounds, noted the source, adding that another car-bomb exploded in Al-Ghadeer district, southeastern the capital, injuring seven people.