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Monday, 29 February 2016 - 6:45
At least 33 killed in Baghdad bombings
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Dead toll of the IS-claimed multiple explosions in Shiite area in Baghdad reached an estimated 33, yesterday.

The bombings are reported to be the deadliest attacks in the Iraqi capital this year.

The IS also attacked an army position in an area west of Baghdad, seizing it and killing at least eight security personnel over the course of the day.

Two blasts near a market in the Sadr City area of northern Baghdad, at least one of which was a suicide bombing, also wounded at least 79 people.

The IS had claimed responsibility to the attacks in a statement online.

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