Dozens dead, scores injured as double suicide bomb attacks hit Baghdad

At least 27 people were killed and 64 wounded in a twin suicide bombing in central Baghdad on Monday, the deadliest attack so far this year in the Iraqi capital, an interior ministry official said. Two men detonated explosives vests in Aviation Square, a commercial district and gathering point for day laborers seeking work, scores… Read More Dozens dead, scores injured as double suicide bomb attacks hit Baghdad

Three police officers dead as two ISIS suicide bombers attack police station in Baghdad

Three Iraqi officers were killed and 10 others wounded early Thursday when two suicide bombers blew themselves up at a police station in western Baghdad, authorities said. The Sunni terror group ISIS claimed responsibility for the attack in a statement, saying that 20 police officers had died. Police said two men wearing suicide vests targeted… Read More Three police officers dead as two ISIS suicide bombers attack police station in Baghdad

At least 19 dead, 48 injured as suicide bomber targets Shiite gathering in Baghdad

At least 19 people were killed and 48 others injured on Saturday when a suicide bomber driving a car attacked a group of Shi’ite Muslim pilgrims in a southeastern suburb of Baghdad, Iraqi police sources said. A second explosion near a Shi’ite militia checkpoint in the capital’s Dora district killed two and wounded three others,… Read More At least 19 dead, 48 injured as suicide bomber targets Shiite gathering in Baghdad

Over nine killed, dozens injured in twin bombing in Iraqi capital, Baghdad

Over nine people were killed in a “double tap” bombing at a Shia mosque in the Iraqi capital. Scores of people were also injured in the blasts in Baghdad, which is believed to have been the work of two suicide bombers. The first assailant detonated his vest inside the mosque and the second blew himself… Read More Over nine killed, dozens injured in twin bombing in Iraqi capital, Baghdad

ISIS attacks shopping centre in Baghdad

The Islamist terror group Islamic State (ISIS) confirmed that it targeted Shia Muslims in an attack on a Baghdad shopping centre, which reportedly killed 18 people. Gunmen stormed the al-Jawhara shopping centre in Baghdad al-Jadida on Monday evening, after setting off a car bomb. When security forces stormed the building, two assailants detonated explosive belts,… Read More ISIS attacks shopping centre in Baghdad

ISIS claims responsibility for car bombs in Baghdad

At least 24 people were killed and 64 wounded when two suicide car bombs exploded in Baghdad on Saturday, police officials in the Iraqi capital said. The incident took place in a busy roundabout in Kadhmiya, a suburb in northwestern Baghdad, police said. ISIS released a statement, posted on Twitter, claiming responsibility. The bombers were… Read More ISIS claims responsibility for car bombs in Baghdad