A double suicide attack killed 38 people in Baghdad on Monday, a health official said, the second such attack in the Iraqi capital in three days. Earlier reports by spokesmen from the Health Ministry and the Interior Ministry had 26 killed and at least 16 dead, respectively, and dozens wounded.
Moment suicide bomber detonated in Baghdad's Tayran Square on Monday morning, killing over 35 people and injuring 100 more. #TwitterKurds #Iraq— Kurdistan 24 English (@K24English) January 15, 2018
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Iraqi Interior Ministry Spokesman Saad Maan: 2 suicide bombers attacked al-Tayaran Square in #Baghdad. 16 killed & 65 wounded.— Zaid Benjamin (@zaidbenjamin) January 15, 2018
Security sources indicated that the twin blast targeted workers gathering in the area. pic.twitter.com/BOLq511Rhd
Iraqi security forces working at the scene of a suicide bombing in Baghdad on Jan. 13, 2018. (AP)