Baghdad operations: the bombing of Karrada, killing and wounding 21 people

09/06/2016 00:40

Long-Presse / Baghdad

Baghdad Operations Command announced on Tuesday, killing and wounding 21 people, a car bomb in the Karrada district of central Baghdad.

According to a statement of operations it received (long-Presse) a copy of it, that "a car bomb exploded near the Abdul-Majid hospital in Karrada district in central Baghdad, killing seven people and wounding 14 others."

A source in the Interior Ministry said on Tuesday that 15 people had been killed and wounded in a car bomb in central Baghdad district of Karrada took place after 12 o'clock of the night on Monday.

It is noteworthy that Iraq has been witnessing since 2013, a surge in violence, while the declared United Nations Assistance Mission for Iraq (UNAMI), in (the first of September 2016), killing and injuring more than 1,700 Iraqis incidents of violence witnessed different parts of the country except for Anbar province during the month last August, confirmed that Baghdad was the worst affected by the violence, and with renewed its call for all parties to make every possible effort to protect the lives of civilians, called on Iraqis to "show strength in this general unite the unrelenting violence."