Search | Contact | Subscribe | Sign In or Register

Crisis Response Journal Crisis Response Journal

Baghdad blasts hit Shia district

Posted on 18th September 2014 at 19:28pm

Suicide bombs and mortar fire have killed at least 15 people in a Shia district of Baghdad, Iraqi officials say.

The attacks took place in the northern Kadhimiya area of the capital, the site of a major Shia shrine.

At least 30 people were wounded in the evening assault, police reported.

Earlier attacks in and around the capital killed 15 people, AP news agency says.

Read more

Reproduced under licence from BBC News © 2014 BBC

Back to News Back to Top