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Iraq: Baghdad hospital swamped after deadly double suicide market bomb02:40

Iraq: Baghdad hospital swamped after deadly double suicide market bomb

Iraq, Baghdad
January 21, 2021 at 19:47 GMT +00:00 · Published

The Al-Kindi hospital in Baghdad was filled with patients and relatives following the deadly double suicide that saw the deaths of at least 32 people and 110 wounded, on Thursday.

Relatives escorting loved ones could be seen, along with several who sustained injuries.

One witness, Ali Muhammad Jassim, said he was present at the scene when "the first explosion happened near us, and the second when the world gathered together, it exploded."

Another survivor said he "couldn't see anything. At the beginning, we saw about eight martyrs, and when people gathered, the second explosion took place, and I felt that my body had been thrown as a result of the bombing."

Several world leaders, including the US, Turkey and Lebanon condemned the attack. The bombing is the first double suicide since 2018.

No one has claimed immediate responsibility for the attack.

Iraq: Baghdad hospital swamped after deadly double suicide market bomb02:40
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The Al-Kindi hospital in Baghdad was filled with patients and relatives following the deadly double suicide that saw the deaths of at least 32 people and 110 wounded, on Thursday.

Relatives escorting loved ones could be seen, along with several who sustained injuries.

One witness, Ali Muhammad Jassim, said he was present at the scene when "the first explosion happened near us, and the second when the world gathered together, it exploded."

Another survivor said he "couldn't see anything. At the beginning, we saw about eight martyrs, and when people gathered, the second explosion took place, and I felt that my body had been thrown as a result of the bombing."

Several world leaders, including the US, Turkey and Lebanon condemned the attack. The bombing is the first double suicide since 2018.

No one has claimed immediate responsibility for the attack.

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