Gunmen storm Iraq's central bank; 26 killed

Smoke rises over central Baghdad, Iraq, Sunday, June 13, 2010. Iraqi security officials say a series of downtown marketplace bombs near the Central Bank of Iraq has killed several people and injured at least 20 others. A Baghdad police officer and a Ministry of Interior official said Sunday's explosions from at least three roadside bombs may have targeted bank employees as they were leaving work. (AP Photo/Karim Kadim)

June 13, 2010 5:22:03 PM PDT
Insurgents wearing military uniforms stormed Iraq's central bank Sunday during an apparent robbery attempt, battling security forces in a three-hour standoff after bombs exploded nearby in a coordinated daylight attack that left as many as 26 people dead.