SHAFAQNA (Shia News Association) — At least 17 people, including three policemen, have been killed and more than 100 others injured in separate attacks across the Iraqi capital Baghdad.
On Friday morning, a twin bombing left 14 people dead and 106 others injured in an open-air market in the mostly Shia neighborhood of the al-Husseiniyah neighborhood of northeast Baghdad, the Associated Press reported.
On the same day, gunmen opened fire on a police checkpoint in the Bayaa district of western Baghdad, killing three policemen.
The incidents are the latest in a string of attacks against Shia Muslims that have left more than 100 people dead across the country over the past ten days. —www.shafaqna.com/english/