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Monday, 15 August 2022 04:30 GMT

Turkey- Iraq: 11 dead 19 injured in Baghdad violence

(MENAFN- The Journal Of Turkish Weekly) >Eleven people were killed and 19 others were injured in two suicide attacks in Baghdad on Monday a senior police source told Anadolu Agency.

“A suicide bomber drove a bomb-laden vehicle into a group of Hashd al-Shaabi [Shia militants] in al-Moshahada district in northeastern Baghdad” the source said.

The source added that another suicide attack targeted a checkpoint near al-Mothana Bridge in northern Baghdad leaving six people dead and eight others injured.

Baghdad has been ravaged by a spate of suicide bombings in recent months for which the authorities have blamed the Daesh terrorist group.

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