The video for this story is not available, but you can still read the transcript below.
No image

Attack Kills 19 Iraqis, Roadside Bombs Kill 3 Americans

Sabrina Tavernise of the New York Times describes another day of terrible violence in Baghdad after gunmen shot five security guards and then set off an explosion that killed 14.

Read the Full Transcript

  • JUDY WOODRUFF, NewsHour Special Correspondent:

    Sabrina Tavernise, thank you for joining us. Another day of terrible violence in Baghdad. Tell us about what happened.

  • SABRINA TAVERNISE, New York Times:

    Well, later this afternoon, there were two minivans that drove to a parking garage in northeast Baghdad, which is an area that has been — has seen a lot of violence because it's a mixed area between Sunnis and Shiites, but it's mostly Shiites.

    The gunmen got out of the car. They went into the garage. They shot dead five security guards, then left. And then, minutes later, a bomb was set off, exploded, killing about 14 people. So, all in all, it was 19 killed there and a number of others incidents, shootings, assassinations. All told, it was over 30 people who died today.