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Sunday, 07 August 2022 10:11 GMT

Islamic State says it carried out attacks on Baghdad mall

(MENAFN- The Peninsula)

BAGHDAD: Islamic State said it was repsonsible for attacks on a shopping complex in eastern Baghdad on Monday that killed at least 18 people a statement circulated online by supporters said.

The hardline Sunni militant group that controls large swathes of territory in northern and western Iraq said four of its fighters had targeted a gathering of “rejectionist heathens” its derogatory term for Shi’ite Muslims.

(Reporting by Omar Fahmy; Writing by Stephen Kalin; Editing by Catherine Evans)


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