A Bloody Day in Baghdad
Dec. 8, 2009 was a bloody day in the Iraqi capital. At least 112 people died in car bomb attacks in the city on that day, according to Reuters. This picture shows a US soldier passing by a burned bus at the site of an attack in northern Baghdad. The US military records show four serious attacks on that day. An attack around 10 a.m. killed one Iraqi and wounded two. Another attack at 10:31 a.m. killed 20 civilians and wounded 80. One minute later, a further attack left another 21 dead and 10 injured. A fourth blast happened at 10:40. The result was eight dead and 11 injured civilians. One attacker also died.