At least 29 people died and 124 others were wounded - most of them members of the country's Shi'ite majority - on Monday in a series of car bomb attacks in different Baghdad neighborhoods, an Iraqi police source told Efe.
The source said that the deadliest attack came in the Al Husseiniya zone, in the northeast part of the capital, where at least four people died and eight others were seriously injured.
The second car bomb detonated near the Al Warda market in downtown Baghdad, killing at least three people and wounding 12.
Among the other attacks, three people also died and another 19 were wounded when two car bombs blew up in the Al Jihad neighborhood in southwest Baghdad.
Meanwhile, another car bomb exploded at the Al Shurta al Raba intersection in the southwest part of the capital, killing two people and wounding 10.
Also, two more people died and seven were wounded when a car bomb blew up in the southeastern portion of the capital.
One person died and 11 others were wounded when another car bomb exploded in the Al Malef zone, in the southwest part of the city.
Yet another car bomb detonated in the New Baghdad district, in the southern part of the capital near the Sunni Al Samarrai mosque, killing one person and wounding eight.
And finally, a car bomb blew up in the capital's eastern zone of Al Nahrain, killing one person and wounding six.
Iraq is experiencing a resurgence of violence with numerous attacks being staged against Shi'ites and security forces.
May was the bloodiest month in Iraq in more than five years, with 1,045 people dying violently, according to the U.N. mission in Baghdad. EFE