Two or three car bombs exploded in Baghdad, Iraq after midnight on Friday, next to two hotels, the Babylon and the Cristal Grand Ishtar (Sheraton).
At least a dozen people are reported to have been killed in the attacks, just minutes apart, and another 30 are wounded.
The hotels are very popular with government officials and westerners. Some foreign media outlets use the Cristal hotel.
It is suspected that at least one car bomb also involved a suicide bomber.
No group has taken responsibility yet for the attack.