Suicide bombing in Baghdad kills, wounds several civilians

Iraqi security forces cordon off the area where a double suicide bombing killed more than 20 people in central Baghdad. (File photo: AFP)

A suicide bomber detonated an explosive belt in a market in Sadr City district in Baghdad. 

Multiple dead and wounded were reported, according to an official in the Baghdad Operations Command.

The military did not provide precise casualty figures.

The bomber was surrounded by security forces before detonating an explosive belt, the Baghdad Operations Command said in a statement.

Last Update: Wednesday, 20 May 2020 KSA 09:53 - GMT 06:53