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Baghdad: At least 80 people, majorly Iranian Shia pilgrims, were killed in suicide truck bombing attack at a petrol station in Hilla city here on Thursday. “At least seven buses with pilgrims were inside the petrol station at the time,” a police lieutenant colonel said. The pilgrims were coming back to Iran from the Shia …

Baghdad: At least 24 persons died and over 12 sustained injuries in multiple terror attacks on government buildings and police compound here on Friday. The attacks were launched by Islamic State terrorists. It was in the early morning when terrorists wearing explosives and weapons came to police compound and attacked a building of Kurdish security. …

Baghdad: At least 32 persons were killed while 60 others sustained injuries in a suicide bombing attack targeting Shia worshippers on Saturday. “The latest report said that 32 persons were killed and about 60 injured in the suicide bomb attack at a mourning tent in Baghdad’s northeastern neighbourhood of al-Shaab,” said media reports. The horrifying …

Baghdad: At least 12 people were killed and 44 others injured on Tuesday in two suicide bombing attacks in Baghdad of Iraq. The first attack took place in the busy area of New Baghdad district when a suicide bomber blew himself. It claimed seven lives injuring 29 others, said media reports. As many as five …

Baghdad: At least 13 persons were killed and 30 others injured in two overnight bomb explosions near a central Baghdad’s shopping mall in Iraq, security officials said. “One of the blasts came from a car parked outside the shopping complex and the other one was caused by an explosive laden-vehicle, which was being driven by …

Baghdad: Over 16 people were killed in a suicide bomb explosion in the upbeat market in central Baghdad on Saturday, reports said. The bomb exploded near a restaurant in Karadah neighbourhood of central Baghdad, which was one of the most crowded places owing to preparations of Eid-Al-Fitra. The bomb exploded at around 1745 hours killing …

Baghdad: The special forces of Iraq on Monday began a ground assault on Fallujah city as a part of an offensive carried out a week ago to retake the city from Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS). “We are at the entrance of the city but, not inside yet. They (ISIS fighters) are constantly …

Baghdad: The commander of Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) was among 70 militants who had been killed in coalition air strikes in the besieged Iraqi city of Fallujah, said the United States military. “More than 20 strikes have been carried out in last four days to destroy the terror-group’s positions in the Iraqi city,” …