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Suicide bomb attack in Baghdad | 13 killed, 30 wounded

The attack has been carried just days after the start of the holy Muslim fasting month of Ramazan while the locals were out, shopping and socialising after breaking their ‘Roza’

Arnima Dwivedi

Arnima DwivediBy Arnima Dwivedi

Published on 30 May 2017 4:05 AM GMT

Suicide bomb attack in Baghdad | 13 killed, 30 wounded
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Baghdad: At least thirteen people were killed and 30 were wounded when a suicide bomber detonated an explosives-rigged vehicle at a popular ice cream shop in Karrada district of Baghdad.

The Islamic State group-linked Amaq propaganda agency said the suicide bomber targeted a gathering of Shiites.

The attack has been carried just days after the start of the holy Muslim fasting month of Ramazan while the locals were out, shopping and socialising after breaking their ‘Roza’ .

The social media was flooded with the pictures and footage that showed the devastating impact of the blast.

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Condemning the attack, Envoy to the US-led anti-IS coalition McGurk said, "ISIS terrorists tonight in Baghdad target children & families enjoying time together at an ice cream shop. We stand w/Iraq against this evil.”

Arnima Dwivedi

Arnima Dwivedi

A journalist, presently working as a sub-editor with newstrack.com. I love exploring new genres of humans and humanity.

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