World 16 dead in attack at Iraq funeral of anti-IS fighters: mayor

23:52  12 april  2018
23:52  12 april  2018 Source:   AFP

16 dead in attack at Iraq funeral of anti-IS fighters: mayor

  16 dead in attack at Iraq funeral of anti-IS fighters: mayor At least 16 people died in a bomb attack Thursday during funerals in a northern village for Iraqi fighters killed by the Islamic State group, the mayor said. It was the deadliest attack in Iraq since a January 16 double suicide bombing in Baghdad that cost 31 lives."Two bombs exploded as the funeral procession was entering the cemetery" in Asdira, near the town of Sharqat, the mayor, Salaheddin Shaalan, told AFP.Most of 14 people wounded in the blast were in "critical condition", he said.

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A bomb attack on Asdira was the deadliest attack in Iraq since a January 16 © Provided by AFP A bomb attack on Asdira was the deadliest attack in Iraq since a January 16

At least 16 people died in a bomb attack Thursday during funerals in a northern village for Iraqi fighters killed by the Islamic State group, the mayor said.

It was the deadliest attack in Iraq since a January 16 double suicide bombing in Baghdad that cost 31 lives.

"Two bombs exploded as the funeral procession was entering the cemetery" in Asdira, near the town of Sharqat, the mayor, Salaheddin Shaalan, told AFP.

Most of 14 people wounded in the blast were in "critical condition", he said.

The funeral was for five members of the Hashed al-Shaabi paramilitary units, which fought alongside the army in expelling IS from Iraqi towns last year.

They were killed on Wednesday night in a jihadist attack on a military convoy in the village, 250 kilometres (150 miles) north of Baghdad, a police source said.

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