38 killed, 105 injured in Baghdad twin suicide blasts - Pakistan News Digest

38 killed, 105 injured in Baghdad twin suicide blasts

Baghdad, (UNA-OIC) - At least 38 people have been killed and 105 others injured in twin suicide blasts in central Baghdad early Monday, the Iraqi Ministry of Interior said. The ministry Spokesman Saad Maan said he blasts were carried out by two suicide bombers.

The blasts rocked Sahet al-Tayaran (Aviation Square) in the center of the Iraqi capital. The square is a busy center of commerce and a place where day laborers gather in the early morning in the hope of getting jobs. According to eye witnesses, the blast took place near a gathering of construction workers.

Iraqi television earlier put the number of wounded at 95 and said the death toll was likely to increase as many of the wounded were in critical condition.

Source: International Islamic News Agency

   

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