IS claims twin attacks in southern Iraq

The Islamic State group claimed responsibility for twin attacks that killed at least 50 people in southern Iraq on Thursday.

Published: 14th September 2017 07:55 PM  |   Last Updated: 14th September 2017 08:19 PM   |  A+A-

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By AFP

BAGHDAD: The Islamic State group claimed responsibility for twin attacks that killed at least 50 people in southern Iraq on Thursday.

In a statement released by its propaganda arm Amaq, IS said several suicide bombers had staged the assault on a restaurant and a security checkpoint.

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