Near Baghdad at least 24 people were killed and 38 injured in the explosion of a car bomb, passes si-EN-EN. While the police believe that the number of victims will rise because of the large number of wounded who are in critical condition.
ABC News, referring to being at the scene of law enforcement, reports that the attack was aimed at Shia pilgrims. By this way, they go to the burial place of the seventh Imam Musa Kadhim. While sources in the security sphere have suggested that the purpose of the explosion could be visitors to the nearby market.
Al Arabiya also reported that when the explosion with the pilgrimage. As the channel, last year believers has also come under attack. It is expected that in the coming days, the Shiite Shrine will be visited by thousands of pilgrims.
According to Reuters, driving a car could be a suicide bomber. The Agency notes that no single group has not yet admitted responsibility for the attack. While earlier such attacks has organized “Islamic state (banned in Russia).