Iraq: Terrorist attacks in the center of Baghdad + video
ISWNews Analysis Group: at least 32 people were killed and more than 70 wounded in two terrorist explosions in a market in central Baghdad.
The two terrorist blasts which take plcae in the Bab Sheikh and Bab Sharqi areas and the Tayran Bazaar in central Baghdad led to death of 32 people. Following the three blasts, security measures around Baghdad’s Green Zone were tightened and all main gates to the area were closed.
A security source said that in this terrorist attack two suicide bombers exploded themselves in a market in the center of Baghdad. The first terrorist detonated himself in a market in Gharnatah square in front of a electric post and second terrorist detonated himself 200 m away from him.
Baghdad command post also confirmed the attacks were terrorist suicide attacks.