ISIS staged the attack in Iraq: bomb explosion at the gas station killed at least 80 people

At least 80 to the Shiite faithful, returning from pilgrimage from the Iraqi city of Karbala, were killed in the explosion of a bomb planted in a truck.

More than 20 people were injured, reports «air force Ukraine» with reference to the local security service.

The incident occurred at a gas station near the town of hill for a distance of 100 km from Baghdad.

Gas station and adjoining cafe was full of people when the explosion occurred. According to reports, many of the dead were Iranians, who were traveling from the Holy city of Karbala.

According to AFP, at the time of the explosion at the gas station were at least seven buses with pilgrims.

Responsibility for the attack was claimed by «Islamic state». This is ISIS said that the attack killed and injured more than 200 people.

Recall that the southern Shiite city of Karbala had previously experienced terrorist attacks. So, in August in an explosion by a suicide bomber at a wedding, killing 15 people. In 2014, about a Shiite mosque in Karbala when two explosions killed 12 people.




ISIS staged the attack in Iraq: bomb explosion at the gas station killed at least 80 people 24.11.2016

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