The explosion in the Shiite town of Sadra, a northeastern suburb of Baghdad, took place at a time when there were many people in the market shopping before the Muslim holiday. Eid al-Adha.
Islamic State in your Telegram Abu Hamza al Iraq, a suicide bomber, said in a statement on the Canal, Iraq detonated its explosive belt, killing more than 30 people and injuring another 35.
Iraqi President Barham Salih called the terrorist attack a “horrible crime” against civilians and expressed his condolences to the victims and victims.
Among the victims are eight women and seven children, according to medical sources. According to him, between 28 and 30 people have been killed.
When two bombings in a crowded market in Baghdad in January, killing 32 people, a terrorist group took responsibility Islamic State.
A terrorist attack with as many casualties as the January bombings in Baghdad had not been experienced for three years.
Such violent attacks were a regular feature of the inter-communal confrontation following the 2003 US invasion of Iraq, as well as in later years, when activities in Iraq expanded. Islamic State.
After several years of bloody violence, militant attacks in Baghdad have become rare.