Second Deadly Car Bomb Within Hours Hits Central Baghdad

StoryfulNewsPublished: May 30, 2017
Published: May 30, 2017

Baghdad was rocked by twin deadly car bomb attacks in the space of a few hours early on May 30. Islamic State claimed responsibility for a blast just after midnight, in which at least 13 people were killed.

A second blast on the morning of May 30 killed at least nine people and injured 36, <a href="http://www.alsumaria.tv/news/205434/%D9%85%D8%B5%D8%AF%D8%B1-%D8%A3%D9%85%D9%86%D9%8A-%D9%85%D9%82%D8%AA%D9%84-%D8%AA%D8%B3%D8%B9%D8%A9-%D8%A7%D8%B4%D8%AE%D8%A7%D8%B5-%D9%88%D8%A7%D8%B5%D8%A7%D8%A8%D8%A9-36-%D8%A7%D8%AE%D8%B1%D9%8A%D9%86-%D8%A8%D8%A7%D9%86%D9%81%D8%AC%D8%A7%D8%B1/ar" target="_blank">local news said</a>.

This footage shows the scene in the wake of the second blast, near the <a href="https://www.google.ie/maps/place/%D8%AC%D8%B3%D8%B1+%D8%A7%D9%84%D8%B4%D9%87%D8%AF%D8%A7%D8%A1%D8%8C+Baghdad,+Iraq%E2%80%AD/@33.3382169,44.3859243,17z/data=!3m1!4b1!4m5!3m4!1s0x155778b28b587c11:0xa0f872e5338f7b96!8m2!3d33.3382169!4d44.388113" target="_blank">Shuhada Bridge</a> in central Baghdad.

See Storyful report <a href="https://newswire.storyful.com/storylines/*/stories/168263?referred_from=World%20News&channel_id=2&context=channel&referrer_type=Channel&referrer_id=2" target="_blank">here</a> on the earlier blast.

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