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Iraq: Multiple suicide attacks leave dozens dead

11th Jun 2017
Iraq: Multiple suicide attacks leave dozens dead

By Haydar Hadi

BAGHDAD (AA)  At least 30 people were killed in a suicide bomb attack in the city of Hillah in Iraq’s central Babil province on Friday, according to local security sources.

The attack occurred at a market in Hillah’s Al-Musayyib district, where a bomber blew herself up, killing 30 and injuring 35. Security forces said the attacker managed to hid the explosive under her full-body veil.

In a separate attack the same day, at least two Iraqi police personnel were killed — and another three injured — when another suicide bomber targeted their patrol vehicle in southern Baghdad.

And at least four people were reportedly injured earlier Friday in the southern city of Karbala in a third suicide attack in one of the city’s main public squares.

No group has claimed responsibility for Friday’s spate of bombings, but the Iraqi authorities typically blame such attacks on the Daesh terrorist group, which overran much of the country in mid-2014.

he attack follows Isis’ bombing of a Baghdad ice cream parlour last month that left 25 civilians dead.

Additional report by The Muslim News

[Archive photo: People gather around the incident site as security forces cordon the area after a road-side parked car-bomb attack in Baghdad, Iraq on May 30, 2017. Photographer: Visam Ziyad Muhammed/AA]

 

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