In the double attack that took place in southern Iraq in the province of DHI QAR, killed 50 people, and another 87 were injured. This was announced by the Ministry of health of the region, reports Thursday, September 14, IraqiNews.
Responsibility for attack was assumed by the terrorist group “Islamic state” (IG, is prohibited in Russia).
It clarifies the issue, earlier Thursday, gunmen in military uniform broke in a roadside cafe and opened fire indiscriminately at the visitors. Then they got into different cars and headed to the checkpoint on the border between the provinces of DHI QAR and Muthanna — where they blew one of the cars.
RT adds that the terrorists were three or four. Two of them died when the car exploded at the checkpoint. The channel also notes that the majority of victims can be pilgrims.
In June in the double attack in Iraq killed 34 people. Then a suicide bomber blew himself up in the heart of the crowd in the Bazaar in Masab South of Baghdad.
April 5, the attack is militants in the Iraqi city of Tikrit 31 people were killed and 40 injured. A group of terrorists consisted of 10 people. They were disguised as guards and moved on police cars. This allowed them to freely enter the city and attack one of the checkpoints, as well as the house of the head of the antiterrorist center. He was killed along with his family.