Iraq: Bomb blast kills at least 35 people in Baghdad
Al Jazeera, 20 Jul 2021
A suicide bomber killed at least 35 people and wounded dozens in a Sadr City market in Baghdad on Monday.
The third attack in this packed neighbourhood in the Iraqi capital comes on the eve of the Eid al-Adha festival.
The armed group ISIL (ISIS) claimed responsibility for the bombing.
Iraq's Prime Minister Mustafa al-Kadhimi met his top security officials to discuss the attack.
Observers are concerned the country will see more violence as the upcoming parliamentary elections approach.
Al Jazeera’s Mahmoud Abdelwahed reports from Baghdad, Iraq.
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