Suicide attack kills 30 people at a soccer stadium in Bhagdad

soccer-stadium-attackDays after the Brussel attacks blamed on ISIS , atleast 30 people were killed when a suicide bomber detonated his explosives belt at a soccer stadium in Bhagdad today. According to the reports a suicide bomber blew himself up on football pitch as trophies were being presented after a local tournament . “The suicide bomber cut through the crowd to approach the centre of the gathering and blew himself up as the mayor was presenting awards to the players,” said Ali Nashmi, a 18-year-old eyewitness. More than 65 people were wounded and were rushed to the hospital at Iskandariyah. Thehospital sources said that death toll may rise further. Pictures posted on social media of the site of the blast showed mangled goal posts smeared with blood.

Medaram Jathara

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