Car bomb kills 1 and wounds 8 in Mahmoudiya, Iraq

A parked car bomb struck a commercial area south of Baghdad on Saturday, killing one civilian and wounding eight, police said. The explosion occurred just before 8 a.m. in Mahmoudiya, a predominantly Sunni city some 30 kilometers (20 miles) south of the capital, police said, giving the casualty toll. Some storefronts were damaged and four vehicles were set on fire.