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Three blasts hit Iraqi port city

The aftermath of a string of bomb blasts in Iraq's southern oil hub Basra. At least eight people were killed and dozens were wounded in three explosions in the country's second largest city. The blasts went off outside three separate cafes along a central Basra street. The owner of one of the damaged cafes said explosives were planted on a motorbike. (SOUNDBITE) (Arabic) CAFÉ OWNER, MOHAMMED, SAYING: "A motorcycle drove here or was parked here, I do not know. It went off, killing five people on this spot." A Reuters witness at the scene said there was little structural damage as a result of the blasts. Basra is 260 miles southeast of Iraq's capital Baghdad, and is the country's main port city. Travis Brecher, Reuters

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