Nightly News   |  December 08, 2009

Iraqis blame al-Qaida for Baghdad bombings

Dec. 8: The Iraqis are blaming al-Qaida and members of Saddam Hussein's Ba’ath Party for a series of coordinated attacks in Baghdad. NBC’s Brian Williams reports.

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>> system. mike, thanks.

>>> we switch to news from overseas now. this has been a violent day in baghdad. more than 125 people are dead after a series of coordinated attacks. there are hundreds more wounded. three separate car bombs exploded outside government buildings within a few minutes of one another. elsewhere in baghdad, a suicide car bomber attacked a police tat roll in a roadside bomb that exploded near a university. iraqis are blaming al qaeda in iraq and members of saddam hussein 's ba'ath party.