A powerful explosion occurred in the capital market on Thursday, may 9, evening
Information about the number of victims is not yet specified.
The incident happened in the northeastern district of Sadr city in the Iraqi capital, Baghdad, according to Reuters.
Police Colonel Jamal Hamid informed the Agency that on the side of the road near the market was discovered the parcel detonated in a controlled explosion.
However, United informed the military police operational command of Baghdad said a suicide bomber detonated an explosive belt after he was surrounded by security personnel. Then, it was said that the martyred and several people were killed. According to Colonel Baghdad police, this statement was incorrect.
At the same time, the local media never ceases to report, at least eight people dead. However, Reuters failed to check whether the explosion was the victim.
Terrorist group Islamic state published a statement which said that a suicide bomber detonated an explosive vest in Sadr city, killing eight people and wounding more than ten.
We will remind, Iraq declared victory over the militant group in 2017, three years after it seized large areas of the country. Since then, his fighters have adapted their tactics to focus on the attacks.
The explosion occurred a few days after the start of the Holy month of Ramadan, when Muslims fast from dawn to dusk, and tend to gather in public mestah after the day’s post.
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