In the Iraqi town of al-Mussayib explosion, 21 people died
MOSCOW, 9 Aug — RIA Novosti. At least 21 people were killed in an explosion in the Iraqi town of al-Mussayib, at least another 20 people were injured, reports channel Al-Sumaria.
In turn, the news portal Al-Qurtas reported, citing a Council member of Babil province that killed 20 people and injured 29. It is noted that the explosion occurred at the entrance to the market.
Local security forces told the portal that the explosion was carried out by a suicide bomber.
وسائل إعلام : ما لايقل عن 30 وجريح بين قتيل في حصيلة أولية للتفجير الذي ضرب في سوق المسيب الكبير #بابل pic.twitter.com/FzPFI50b7e
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According to Reuters, the responsibility for the attack took on terrorist group “Islamic state” (banned in Russia).