An Iraqi police source told Efe the death toll was expected to increase because many of the injured were in critical condition.
The explosion caused substantial damage to parked cars and buildings near the movie theater.
On Monday, at least 10 worshipers were killed and 25 others were injured in a suicide attack on the Shiite mosque of Imam Ali in the same
The attacks followed the deaths of 70 Sunnis last week in an attack by suspected Shiite militias on a mosque in the eastern Iraqi province of Diyala.
The fresh sectarian violence came at a time when interim Prime Minister
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