A series of car bomb attacks targeting commercial areas and a restaurant killed at least 15 people Saturday in Iraq’s capital, Baghdad, authorities said.

Police officials said a car bomb went off at night in a commercial street in al-Ameen district in southeastern Baghdad, killing four people and wounding 13. Minutes later, police said another car bomb explosion near a falafel restaurant killed three people and wounded six in the capital’s Qahira neighborhood.

A third car bomb exploded in a commercial street in western Baghdad, killing four persons and wounding 14 others, police said. […]