ISIL Claims Deadly Attack On Baghdad Mall

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The Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant group, has said it is responsible for the suicide attack in a Baghdad mall that killed at least 19 people and wounded 48 others.

Iraqi officials say gunmen stormed into the Baghdad mall after setting off a car bomb at the entrance of the mall in the city mainly Shia East.
Four policemen were among those killed in the assault, which lasted around an hour and a half.
Authorities have shut down the city’s highly fortified Green Zone to a number of foreign embassies and most of the contry’s political elite.
Also a number of major roads, shopping malls and bridges around the Iraqi capital were also closed for fear of follow- up attacks.

 

Posted on January, 12 2016

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