February 14th, 2012
08:22 AM ET

Three dead, two dozen wounded in Iraq explosions

A car bomb exploded Tuesday outside a popular restaurant in eastern Mosul killing three people and wounding 19 others, a health official said.

Most of the dead and wounded were civilians, Salaheddin Thanoon, the head of the health directorate, told CNN. Three Iraqi soldiers were among the wounded, Thanoon said.

The incident happened about 12:30 p.m. on a busy commercial street near the University of Mosul.

Mosul is about 220 miles (350 kilometers) north of the capital city of Baghdad, where another bombing Tuesday left six people wounded.

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  1. banasy©

    SSDD.

    February 14, 2012 at 8:30 am | Report abuse |
  2. American People

    Nobody cares about anybody who gets injured over there, whether it be civilians or soldiers.
    We're too busy mourning the loss of a single singing black crack-addict.
    Soldiers hurt? Civilians dying? They never starred in Bodyguard, so who cares.

    February 14, 2012 at 8:47 am | Report abuse |
  3. Mark L.

    Thank You former President G. W. Bush / VP Dick Cheney for declaring war on Iraq and removing that ruthless tyrant, Saddam Hussein, from power. Iraq is so much safer now, isn't it?? Ughhh...):0(

    February 14, 2012 at 9:00 am | Report abuse |
  4. Mary

    Who cares that the US receives 25% of the worlds resources to serve the 1% of the US elite
    Who cares that 3/4 th's of the worlds population impoverished, while 5% of the worlds population (America) is sitting pretty.

    February 14, 2012 at 9:02 am | Report abuse |
  5. AMERICA 1st

    It appears that those ragheads couldnt run fast enough!

    February 14, 2012 at 9:33 am | Report abuse |
  6. AMERICA 1st

    And as far as the whitney houston thing, thats old news

    February 14, 2012 at 9:35 am | Report abuse |
  7. bobcat (in a hat) ©

    Feb 1. Car bomb explodes in Iraq. X amount killed---X amount wounded.
    Feb 2 Car bomb explodes in Iraq. X amount killed---X amount wounded.
    Feb 3 " " " " " " " " " " " " " " " " " " " " "
    And on
    And on
    And on

    February 14, 2012 at 12:21 pm | Report abuse |
    • banasy©

      In other news, a car bomb exploded in Iraq today....

      Where's BOMBO?
      Oh noes...

      February 14, 2012 at 1:00 pm | Report abuse |
    • banasy©

      I wonder if they just have this pre-written, and then they fill in the amounts?

      February 14, 2012 at 1:01 pm | Report abuse |
    • bobcat (in a hat) ©

      Yeah the story line could be a copy and paste deal. Only the locations change periodically.

      February 14, 2012 at 1:07 pm | Report abuse |
    • banasy©

      Phoning it in, really.
      Do we sound blase?
      I don't mean to, but it really IS SSDD.

      February 14, 2012 at 1:17 pm | Report abuse |
  8. Mary

    Excellent post, bobcat (in a hat) ©

    And all for the elite 1 % elite ruling the world (the NWO)

    February 14, 2012 at 1:18 pm | Report abuse |
  9. leeintulsa

    i think everyone cares, you just get numb after awhile.

    and compared to hundreds or thousands a day, it just pales.

    February 14, 2012 at 6:27 pm | Report abuse |
  10. Mark

    What an irony is that there was no civil strife and NO public bombings and not a single car bomb, in either Iraq or Afghanistan BEFORE Americans showed up. But Americans are really to stupid to string a logical line between cause and effect. Evidence they are still cheering the mass murder of civilians in Libya and Afghanistan and electing psychopathic Bush cloned creatures such as Romney or Santorum

    February 15, 2012 at 8:28 pm | Report abuse |