Iraq: Twin suicide bombing kills 16, wounds 65 in Baghdad
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Iraq: Twin suicide bombing kills 16, wounds 65 in Baghdad

January 15, 2018

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A twin suicide bombing on Monday killed at least 16 and wounded 65 in Baghdad, according to Iraq’s interior ministry spokesman, Saad Maan. Police and medical sources cited in the media said 38 were killed and more than 100 wounded.

Maan said that two suicide bombers detonated explosives in a crowd of workers at Al Tayaran Square in the center of the Iraqi capital. The square is a commerce center frequented by day laborers seeking jobs.

Medical sources said the death toll is expected to rise, due to many being critically injured, Al Jazeera reported.

No group has claimed responsibility for the attack.

Sources: AP, Al Jazeera