BREAKING: Terrorist Bomb Explodes In Major City – 79 Dead, 131 Injured
The world was rocked by yet another terrorist attack this weekend, and this time the city of Baghdad was targeted.
Attacks like this prove that despite what Obama says, ISIS has not been contained. The radical Islamic terrorist group will not be satisfied until they have wreaked havoc all over the world.
At least 79 people have been killed and 131 injured in an explosion last night claimed by the Islamic State group in Baghdad, Iraqi police say.
A car bomb exploded near a restaurant and shopping area in the central district of Karrada late on Saturday.
The street was busy with shoppers after sundown in the holy month of Ramadan, which ends this week.
There are reports that the source of the blast, which struck close to midnight, was a refrigerator van packed with explosives.
A second bomb also exploded at about midnight in a predominantly Shia area north of the capital, killing another five people.
This latest deadly attack took place in the central Karrada district when Iraqis, like many Muslims in the Arab world, gather in large numbers in juice bars and cafes during the holy month of Ramadan.
Angry residents chased the convoy of the Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi with stones and bricks when he tried to visit the scene of the carnage few hours after the explosion.
Please pray for all those affected by this senseless tragedy.