Baghdad bombing: Abadi announces three-day mourning for Karrada victims

Iraqi Prime Minister Haidar al-Abadi. File photo.
Iraqi Prime Minister Haidar al-Abadi. File photo.

( Baghdad – Iraqi Prime Minister Haidar al-Abadi announced on Sunday, announced three-day public mourning in memory of those who were killed in an ISIS suicide bombing attack during the early morning hours today at Karrada in central Baghdad.

Abadi, in statement issued to the media, said, “With deep sorrow, pain and sympathy, we mourn the martyrs of the tragedy of the heinous, dastardly and cowardly bombing at Karrada in Baghdad at dawn today. Dozens of sons of our dear people were killed in the attack.”

“With this deep pain, we announce three-day public mourning across the country starting today,” he added.

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