Suicide attack kills 3, injures 16 in central Baghdad market, according to the police and medical sources said on Thursday.
Police sources said death toll from the attack inside a crowded market in Baghdad’s Tayaran square could rise as some wounded were in a critical condition.
“A number of citizens” were killed and injured in the attack in the capital’s central Tayaran Square, close to Baghdad’s landmark Tahrir Square, INA said.
A “double explosion” hit the square, killing and injuring citizens, Brigadier-General Hazem al-Azzawi ,the director of Baghdad Operations Command told INA. He gave no details on the number of dead.