July 24, 2017

Suicide Bomber Kills 9 At Baghdad Mosque, Sources Say

A suicide bomber killed at least nine people when he detonated an explosive vest after prayers at a Shi’ite Muslim mosque in southwestern Baghdad.

BAGHDAD:  A suicide bomber killed at least nine people when he detonated an explosive vest after prayers at a Shi’ite Muslim mosque today in southwestern Baghdad, police and hospital sources said.

There was no immediate claim of responsibility for the blast in al-Radwaniya district, which wounded at least 25 others, but ISIS militants battling government forces in the north and west have regularly targeted Shi’ite areas in the capital.

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