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Blast Rocks Baghdad Vegetable Market

Iraqi police say two people were killed and 20 others wounded when a bomb attached to a vehicle exploded at a vegetable market in Baghdad.

The blast in Baghdad's southern Dora neighborhood Friday is the latest in a string of deadly incidents in the Iraqi capital.

On Wednesday, bomb and mortar attacks outside the foreign and finance ministries killed more than 100 people and wounded more than 500 others. It was the deadliest day in Baghdad since U.S. combat troops withdrew from urban areas on June 30.

Iraq has detained 11 security officers for questioning about security failures that led to Wednesday's attacks.

The carnage prompted Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki to vow an immediate re-evaluation of the government's security methods.

In an interview with VOA, Kurdish service, Deputy Interior Minister Hussein Ali Kamal blamed Wednesday's attacks on al-Qaida fighters and remnants of Iraq's Baathist regime of the late Saddam Hussein.

Iraqi security forces say they arrested two al-Qaida members after intercepting a vehicle filled with explosives.

The U.N. Security Council and the United States condemned the bombings. White House spokesman Robert Gibbs said the attacks show how far extremists will go to wreak havoc.