Two suicide bombings targeting processions to mourn in Baghdad
Baghdad / AFP
And spread in Baghdad marquees mourning processions to coincide with the holy month of Muharram anniversary of the martyrdom of Imam Hussein.
She explained security sources said the blasts occurred behind a limited time, and it targeted the first popular market west of the capital, while the other occurred near a procession of mourning Imam Hussein in theArboretum area of eastern Baghdad.
a colonel in the Iraqi police, who did not want to be identified, said that " a suicide bomber wearing an explosive belt blew himself up in a popular market in the district Working Group (west of Baghdad) , killing at least six people and wounding 16 others. "
He said an entrepreneur security that" bomber Last targeted the convoy of mourning for Imam Hussein in Mashtal neighborhood , killing at least four people and wounded nine others. "
He announced the organization Daesh responsibility for both attacks in a statement posted on the internet.The statement said "kick Varsan Knights certificate Bstertehma Nasvetan, where he immersed himself Abu Osama Iraqi central consolation Sharkey procession in Amil district, and indulged brother Abu sorties Iraq in Sharkey another funeral procession and blew them Arboretum area."
Usually adopts a regulation attacks targeting Shiites during the revival Ashura.
The capital , Baghdad yesterday, other security developments. A source at the Interior Ministry, that ten people had been killed and wounded when a roadside bomb north of Baghdad.
The source said, in an interview to the (long - Presse), " The bomb exploded near a popular market in Bour area, north of Baghdad, which resulted in killing three people and wounding seven others were injured. "
in another context, the source said , " the IED was strapped down government car belonging to an employee of the Council of Ministers exploded as it passed in the Hurriya district, northwest of Baghdad, which resulted in his death on the spot and damaging physical drive. "