20 killed, injured in Baghdad cafe bombing

20 killed, injured in Baghdad Cafe bombing
20 killed, injured in Baghdad Cafe bombing

At least four people were killed and several others wounded when a suicide bomber struck a cafe in Baghdad where people had gathered after breaking their daily Ramadan fast, police said Thursday.

 

"A suicide bomber blew up his explosive belt while he was surrounded by police near a public garden in Al-Shoala district," a mainly Shiite northern neighbourhood of the capital, a security forces statement said.

 

 

A police source said four people had been killed and 16 others wounded in the overnight bombing, including members of the security services


 

Images from the scene circulated on social media showed police vehicles with their bodywork damaged and windows blown out.

 

 

Images from the scene circulated on social media showed police vehicles with their bodywork damaged and windows blown out.


Last Modified: 05 24 2018 03:53 PM

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