MANY KILLED AND INJURED IN TWIN BOMB BLASTS IN IRAQ CAPITAL

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BAGHDAD, Many were reported killed and wounded Monday in twin bomb explosions, one by a suicide bomber, in the Iraqi capital here, an interior ministry source said.

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

The attack took place in the morning when a suicide bomber detonated his explosive vest at a crowded site near al-Tayaran Square where many construction workers were gathered, a local source told Xinhua on condition of anonymity.

Another blast followed when a roadside bomb went off at the scene, the source said.

Local meda reported that the blasts rocked Sahet al-Tayaran (Aviation Square) in the centre of the Iraqi capital.

According to the Iraqi Interior Ministry Spokesman Saad Maan the blasts were carried by two suicide attackers. –

Source: Nam News Network