In the Iraqi capital Baghdad on memorial day, Shia martyrs, suffered a major terrorist attack: a suicide bomber detonated an explosive device inside the tent with the pilgrims. According to Reuters, killed 31 people, injured dozens.

The explosion occurred at a market in the Northern district of the city of al-Shaab. The terrorist detonated the explosive device inside the tent,
which at the moment of the attack there were a lot of pilgrims.

Tracking media activity of the militants of the “Islamic state” (IG, a group banned in Russia), the group SITE in his Twitter reported that the group claimed responsibility for the blast.

The attack occurred during the celebration of Ashura – a Shia day of remembrance
martyrs, celebrated on the day of the murder of the grandson of Prophet Mohammed Hussein.

The attack in Baghdad killed more than 30 pilgrims 15.10.2016

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