Iraqi Police Say Car Bomb Kills 7, Wounds 11 in Baghdad

Iraqi police and hospital officials say a parked car bomb has killed seven people near an ice cream shop in eastern Baghdad.

They say another 11 people were wounded, and that three policemen are among the dead.

The blast hit around 8 p.m. near a shop that sells soft drinks and ice cream in the Karrada neighborhood. Four cars were destroyed in the blast.

The officials spoke on condition of anonymity because they were not authorized to talk to media.