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Suicide bombing in popular market near Baghdad, 19 casualties

Suicide bombing in popular market near Baghdad, 19 casualties
The aftermath of a suicide bombing in Baghdad.


Baghdad (IraqiNews.com) A security source revealed, that 19 civilians were either killed or wounded in a suicide bombing that hit a popular market blBaladiyat area, in eastern Baghdad, Alsumaria News reported on Sunday.

The source said, “A suicide bomber, wearing an explosive vest, blew himself up in a popular market in Baladiyat area, eastern Baghdad, killing six civilians and wounding 13 others.”

“Security forces cordoned off the area of incident, while ambulances transferred the wounded to a nearby hospital and the bodies to the forensic medicine department,” the source added on condition of anonymity.

Today, Baghdad witnessed several terrorist attacks, using booby-trapped vehicles and suicide bombers that targeted civilians and security forces, and left dozens of casualties.


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