Series of blasts kill 24 in Iraq

Posted on: 4:26 pm, December 8, 2013, by , updated on: 04:23pm, December 8, 2013

Iraq Explosions - File

(CNN) — A series of explosions across the Iraqi capital killed 24 people and wounded dozens of other on Sunday, police officials in Baghdad told CNN.

In November, acts of terror and sectarian violence killed 659 Iraqis and injured almost 1,400 , according to casualty figures released by the United Nations Assistance Mission for Iraq.

Bombings account for many of the deaths.