The so-called Islamic State terrorist group (ISIS , IS , ISIL , Daesh) issued statement claiming responsibility for the Suicide Attack On Shia Pilgrims In SE of Baghdad, Iraqi Capital.


Up to 23 people were killed and some 39 others wounded on Saturday when a truck bomb detonated at a suburb near the Iraqi capital of Baghdad, Al-Alam news network correspondent Reports. Also it is reported that blast targetting Shiites Pilgrims.


Local police officials at the scene said the attack targeted Shiite pilgrims walking to Baghdad’s holy Kadhimiyah shrine.


Thousands of Shiite pilgrims from across Iraq are expected to travel on foot to the shrine of 8th-century Imam Moussa al-Kadhim over the coming days to commemorate the anniversary of his Martyrdom.




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