In Iraq, Baghdad bombings target Shiite Muslims

A suicide bomber has killed at least 14 People in Baghdad. It is one of several attacks following the lifting of a decade-old curfew in the capital, imposed in the chaos that ensued after the 2003 US invasion.

Police said the bomber detonated on Aden Square Monday. The blast in Kadhimiyah, home to a revered Shiite shrine, also wounded at least 43 people.

A bomb also exploded in the Shiite-majority Husseiniyah area near Baghdad Monday, killing at least two and wounding seven. No group claimed responsibility in the immediate aftermath, but militants allied with Sunni Muslim extremist groups such as the “Islamic State” (IS) tend to employ suicide bombings against Shiites in Iraq.
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Source News: DW