At least 12 people have been killed in a series of explosions, mainly targeting Shia majority areas of Baghdad.
Nine bombings, mainly targeting Shia-majority areas of Baghdad, have killed at least 12 people officials said, as Iraq suffers from the worst bout of worst violence it has experienced in years.
Seven car bombs and two roadside bombs, which hit six different areas of Baghdad on Wednesday, also wounded more than 60 people, according to sources.
The deadliest single attack was a car bomb in the Karrada district in central Baghdad that killed at least three people and wounded at least 10.
Police said at least four people and 15 were wounded at an outdoor market in the northern Shaab neighbourhood, according to the Associated Press news agency.
Three people were killed and nine were wounded in the southeastern district of Zafaraniyah.