Iraq sees worst violence in months
POSTED: Thursday, December 22, 2011 - 9:33am
UPDATED: Thursday, December 22, 2011 - 1:11pm
NBC News — A string of bombings hit Baghdad Thursday, Dec. 22 killing at least 57 people and injuring nearly 200. Thursday's attacks are the worst violence Iraq has seen in months and comes just days after the U.S. ended its mission in the country.
Iraqi officials said at least 14 blasts went off in 11 neighborhoods around the city. The explosions ranged from sticky bombs attached to cars to roadside bombs and vehicles packed with explosives. Officials say there was at least one suicide bombing among the attacks.