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Iraq: Suicide bombing in eastern Baghdad market kills 6

9th Jan 2017
Iraq: Suicide bombing in eastern Baghdad market kills 6

By Ibrahim Saleh

 

BAGHDAD (AA): At least six Iraqi civilians were killed when a suicide bomber struck a market in eastern Baghdad on Sunday, according to a police source.

Police Officer Hatem al-Jabri told Anadolu Agency the incident in Al-Baladiyyat area also injured 15 others.

The area has been cordoned off, he added.

The attack came only hours after a car bomb went off in another market in the Baghdad district, Sadr City, which killed 10 civilians and injured 18 others.

No one has claimed responsibility for either of the attacks.

 

[Photo: Iraqis inspect the scene of car bomb attack at a market in Baghdad, Iraq on January 8, 2017. Photographer: Muhabiri Amir Saadi/AA]

 

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