On May 20, 2013 series of car bombing attacks targeted Shi’ite districts of Baghdad, the capital city of Iraq. At least 27 people have been killed and more than a hundred wounded as car bombers set their explosives laden vehicles off near bus stations and outdoor markets.
Two car bombs detonated in Shi’ite-majority areas in the city of Basra, where this aftermath video was filmed, killed at least 13 people. Iraq has seen a significant spike in bombing attacks in 2013. The killings are a result of rising political and sectarian tension between Sunni and Shia communities.