The site of one of the explosions in a central Baghdad market on Thursday. Photo: EPA The site of one of the explosions in a central Baghdad market on Thursday. Photo: EPA
The site of one of the explosions in a central Baghdad market on Thursday. Photo: EPA
Iraq

At least 32 killed as twin suicide bombings rock Iraqi capital of Baghdad

  • The rare attack hit the Bab al-Sharqi commercial area amid heightened political tensions over planned early elections and a severe economic crisis
  • No one immediately took responsibility for the attack, but Iraqi military officials said it was the work of Islamic State

Topic |   Iraq
The site of one of the explosions in a central Baghdad market on Thursday. Photo: EPA The site of one of the explosions in a central Baghdad market on Thursday. Photo: EPA
The site of one of the explosions in a central Baghdad market on Thursday. Photo: EPA
READ FULL ARTICLE