Middle East

Explosion at Baghdad market kills at least 25 people and wounds several others

At least 25 people were killed and several others wounded on Monday in a bomb blast in a busy market in the Iraqi capital Baghdad, a security official said.The explosion in the densely populated majority-Shiite suburb came as shoppers crowded the market to buy food ahead of the Islamic festival of Eid al-Adha.Video footage shared on social media of the aftermath of the blast showed bloodied victims and people screaming.“A terror attack using a locally made IED (improvised explosive device) in…


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