Suicide attack in Iraq ahead of Eid: 35 killed, over 60 injured in bomb blast; IS terrorist blew himself up in crowded market

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The blast took place in a crowded market on Monday evening. The market was very crowded as it was Eid on Tuesday.

A suicide bombing in Iraq’s Sadar city killed 35 people and injured more than 60. The blast took place on Monday evening in a crowded market. The market was very crowded as it was Eid on Tuesday. That’s why the terrorist chose this place. Terrorist organization IS has claimed responsibility for this attack.

The terrorist organization has claimed responsibility for the attack by giving information through Telegram. IS says that one of its terrorists blew himself up in the middle of the crowd. Sources in the news agency Reuters say that the death toll in this attack may increase. Because the condition of many of the injured remains critical.

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Iraq’s Prime Minister Mustafa al-Kadhemi has called an emergency meeting of security commanders after the attack. At the same time, President Barham Saleh has said through social media that with a terrible crime, they target civilians in Sadar city before Eid. We will not rest until terrorism is rooted out.

IS’s third attack in 7 months
In April this year too, a car bomb exploded in a market in Iraq’s Sadar city. In this 4 people were killed and 20 were injured. IS also claimed responsibility for this attack. At the same time, IS also claimed responsibility for the suicide bomb attack in central Baghdad Tayran Square Market in January. 30 people were killed in this blast.

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