Iraq—32 Die In Baghdad Suicide Blasts

National Public Radio | 01/21/2021

At least 32 people have been killed and 75 injured in a dual suicide bombing in Baghdad, reports NPR News. On Thursday, a bomber detonated his explosive vest while being pursued by police in the busy Tayaran square market, reported Iraqi state media. A second bomber detonated their device after people gathered at the site of the first explosion. This was the first such suicide attack in the Iraqi capital in nearly two years, noted CNN. No group immediately claimed responsibility...

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