Two car bombs in Baghdad kill ten

A car bomb near an office of Iraq's National Security Ministry and another near a popular restaurant killed at least 10 people in the Iraqi capital today and wounded dozens, security sources said.

A police source said eight people were killed and 34 wounded in Aden square in the northwestern district of Kadhimiya, which is usually crowded with minibuses and lies near a National Security Ministry building.

Two people were killed and eight wounded in a blast in the western district of Mansour near the Zarzour kebab restaurant, the source said. An Interior Ministry source put the death tolls at nine and three respectively, with a total of 48 wounded.