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Five people killed, 16 injured in Baghdad cafe bombing

Five people killed, 16 injured in Baghdad cafe bombing

At least five people were killed and several others wounded when a suicide bomber struck a cafe in Baghdad where people had gathered after breaking their daily Ramadan fast, police said Thursday. “A suicide bomber blew up his explosive belt while he was surrounded by police near a public garden in Al-Shoala district,” a mainly […]

May 24, 2018 | By | Reply More
Suicide attack in Baghdad kills at least 38, wounds 105

Suicide attack in Baghdad kills at least 38, wounds 105

Iraqi officials have raised the death toll from a twin suicide bombing in a Baghdad market to 38. Two police officers and four health officials say Monday’s early morning attack also wounded 105 other people. They spoke on condition of anonymity as they were not authorized to release the information. Earlier reports by spokesmen from […]

January 15, 2018 | By | Reply More
Iraqi officials say Baghdad bombing kills at least 23, wounds 45 others

Iraqi officials say Baghdad bombing kills at least 23, wounds 45 others

A suicide car bombing in Baghdad killed at least 23 people on Monday and wounded 45 others, according to Iraqi officials. The attack targeted a commercial area in Baghdad’s southwestern Amil neighborhood, police and hospital officials said. They spoke on condition of anonymity because they were not authorized to release information. No one claimed responsibility […]

March 20, 2017 | By | Reply More
Suicide car bomb blast kills at least 32 in Baghdad

Suicide car bomb blast kills at least 32 in Baghdad

A suicide car bomb attack in a densely-populated neighbourhood of Baghdad on Monday killed at least 32 people and left dozens wounded, police and hospital officials said. Many of the victims were daily labourers waiting for jobs at an intersection in Sadr City, a sprawling majority Shiite neighbourhood in the northeast of the capital that […]

January 2, 2017 | By | Reply More
Baghdad market hit by two bombs, killing at least 18

Baghdad market hit by two bombs, killing at least 18

Two bombs exploded in a busy market area in central Baghdad on Saturday, killing at least 18 people and wounding dozens, Iraqi police said. The blasts ripped through shops in the Al-Sinek area, a police colonel said, adding that at least 38 people were wounded. There was no immediate claim of responsibility for what was […]

December 31, 2016 | By | Reply More
Attacks in Iraqi capital kill at least 16 civilians

Attacks in Iraqi capital kill at least 16 civilians

Oct 03, – The deadliest attack took place in the southwestern neighborhood of al-Amil when a bomber set off his explosives-laden vest in a busy outdoor market, killing seven shoppers and wounding up to 25 others, a police officer said. Militants on Monday unleashed a series of attacks in Shiite-majority neighborhoods in the Iraqi capital, […]

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Iraq hangs 36 people sentenced to death for killing of troops in 2014

Iraq hangs 36 people sentenced to death for killing of troops in 2014

Aug  21, – It is the highest number of militants executed in one day by the Iraqi government since Islamic State fighters took control of parts of northern and western Iraq in 2014. Iraq said on Sunday it had hanged 36 militants sentenced to death over the mass killing of hundreds of mainly Shi’ite soldiers […]

August 21, 2016 | By | Reply More
Baghdad hospital fire kills 11 newborn babies

Baghdad hospital fire kills 11 newborn babies

Aug 10, – Health ministry spokesman Ahmed al-Rudeini told press the blaze at the Yarmuk hospital in west Baghdad was started by an electrical fault just after midnight (2100 GMT Tuesday). A fire tore through the maternity ward of one of Baghdad’s largest hospitals Wednesday, killing at least 11 premature babies, medical and security sources […]

August 10, 2016 | By | Reply More
Suicide attack in Baghdad kills at least 14 people- Iraq

Suicide attack in Baghdad kills at least 14 people- Iraq

July  24, – The bomber, who was on foot, detonated his device at one of the busy entrances of the Shiite district of Kadhimiyah, killing at least 10 civilians and four policemen, a police officer said. At least 31 other people were wounded, he added. A suicide bomber attacked a security check point in northern […]

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Gun, grenade and bomb attack kills 16 north of Baghdad

Gun, grenade and bomb attack kills 16 north of Baghdad

May 13, – The deadly raid targeted a cafe that was popular with local fans of Real Madrid football club and drew condemnation from the Spanish government. Gunmen attacked a cafe with gunfire and grenades north of the Iraqi capital and later detonated suicide belts against security forces in pursuit, officials said on Friday. The […]

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