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Iraq: Roadside bomb kills 10 in Baghdad

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It was the third time this yr {that a} bomb hit a market within the densely populated neighbourhood.

A roadside bomb assault focused a Baghdad suburb on Monday, killing at the least 10 individuals and wounding at the least 20 others, two Iraqi safety officers mentioned.

The assault befell in a busy market of Sadr Metropolis, the officers mentioned. They spoke on situation of anonymity in keeping with rules. It occurred a day earlier than the Eid al-Adha vacation when the market is busy with consumers.

“A terror assault utilizing a locally-made IED [improvised explosive device] in Woheilat Market in Sadr Metropolis, in east Baghdad, left a number of victims lifeless and others injured,” Iraq’s inside ministry mentioned in a press release.

There was no quick declare of duty however the armed group ISIL (ISIS) has claimed comparable assaults within the space earlier than.

It was the third time this yr {that a} bomb hit a market within the densely populated neighbourhood. In April, at the least 4 individuals have been killed in a automobile bomb assault in Sadr Metropolis. That blast was attributable to an explosive system connected to a parked automobile on the market.