OVER 280 KILLED IN BAGHDAD ISIS’ BOMBINGS
Over 280 people have been killed and hudreds injured, on late Saturday 07/02/2016 morning, in an explosion claimed by the Islamic State group in Baghdad, Iraqi police say. A car bomb exploded near a restaurant and shopping area in the central district of Karrada late on Saturday. A second bomb exploded later in a predominantly Shia area north of the capital, killing another five people
The street was busy with shoppers after sundown in the holy month of Ramadan, which ends this week.
A second bomb exploded later in a predominantly Shia area north of the capital, killing another five people.
The bombings, among the deadliest in Iraq this year, come a week after Iraqi security forces recaptured the city of Fallujah from Islamic State (ISIS) militants. But the Shiite forces advancing to traditional Sunni areas fuels the Sunni-Shia tension all over the Middle East especially at the end of Ramadan
** The death toll from Sunday’s suicide bombing in the Iraqi capital, Baghdad, has risen to 250 !, the Iraqi government said,on Wednesday 07/06/2016,, making it the deadliest such attack since the 2003 US-led invasion .
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