Baghdad: A series of bombings Sunday across the Iraqi capital, Baghdad, killed at least 29 people and wounded 81, police officials said. Police were searching the area after receiving information about two bomb threats.
There was no immediate claim of responsibility for any of the explosions, but most such attacks are carried out by the Islamic State jihadist group.
The first attack occurred when a terrorist blew a vehicle bomb in the Adan square, close to the northwest neighborhood of Kadhimiya, home to the shrines of the seventh Shia Imam, Imam Musa ibn Jafar al-Kazim (PBUH) as well as Imam Muhammad al-Taqi (PBUH), the ninth Shia Imam.
A hundred people were injured in the attacks.
Another bomb in western Baghdad killed two people.
At least six people were killed and 20 wounded in the attack on the square, which was already targeted in February and has been frequently hit over the years.
In the northern Shaab neighborhood, a auto bomb killed 10 people and wounded a number of others.
Fighters beginning with the mainly Shi’ite Hashid Shaabi armed forces, after Iraqi peace of mind influences, are developing a surpass in Anbar against Islamic State following the militants gotten the local resources Ramadi in mid-May.
Iraq is also plagued by deadly sectarian violence.