The number of casualties in the continuous suicide bombing that occurred on January 21 at a market in Tayaran Square in the heart of the capital Baghdad continued to increase.
Iraqi Health Minister Hassan al-Tamimi said at least 32 people were killed and 110 others injured in the bloody terrorist attack.
Minister al-Tamimi said hospitals in the capital had received 32 bodies, while 110 injured were being treated.
[Đánh bom liên hoàn tại Iraq, hơn 100 người thương vong]
The Iranian embassy in Baghdad strongly condemned the terrorist attack.
In a statement, the Iranian Embassy expressed its condolences to the families of the victims, and affirmed that Tehran is ready to provide all necessary assistance to strengthen Iraq’s security measures to prevent activities. terrorism.
On the same day, Secretary General of the Arab League (AL) Ahmed Aboul-Gheit also condemned the continuous bombing at Baghdad in the most powerful words.
Mr. Aboul-Gheit stated: “This terrorist attack is a cruel act that happened at a very important time. This attack was clearly intended to thwart Iraq’s efforts to restore security and stability. of the country, as well as the realization of the desire to reform the economy. “
He reaffirmed AL’s support for the Iraqi government to take all measures to improve domestic security and safety in the face of terrorist challenges that threaten the entire region.
The bombing occurred on the morning of January 21. Initial investigation showed that the first suicide bomber faked ill entered the market, leaving people around. Then this object gave Explode the dynamite block Bring with you.
As people continued to surround the victims, subjects suicide bombing The second detonated the explosive mass carried. Currently no group has admitted to carrying out the above attack. Authorities are investigating the case.
This is the rare bombing that happened in the capital city Iraq since the military announced the defeat of the Islamic State terrorist organization (IS) in 2017.
The most recent attack was in June 2019, leaving a number of casualties.
In January 2018, a suicide bombing took place in Tayaran Square, killing more than 30 people.