The Iraqi security forces prevented a terrorist act in the Shiite district of Baghdad

The Iraqi security forces prevented a terrorist act in the Shiite district of Baghdad© AP Photo/ Khalid Mohammed

The Iraqi security forces Saturday blew up a bomb in the car under the control of the bombers that was heading to the Shiite district of Baghdad al-Kazimiya, the statement said the leadership of the security operations in Baghdad.

«Iraqi forces in the Northern sector of Baghdad, relying on intelligence information, was accompanied by a booby-trapped car, driven by two suicide bombers to explode in the area of El-Kazimiya where ambushed, were able to explode the car and kill those in her row,» reads the statement. In addition, Iraqi security forces were able to defuse explosive devices in several areas South of Baghdad.

Grouping «Islamic state» (IG banned in Russia) claimed responsibility for the double bombing in Central Baghdad, which on Saturday claimed the lives of 28 people. Two explosions occurred on Saturday in the morning rush hour in a busy shopping district as-Sink near the shop on trade in spare parts for cars. In one place a suicide bomber blew up in another explosive device. Injuring at least 54 people.

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