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Twin bombings kill 15 at mosque in Iraq capital

25 February 2016 18:31



At least 15 people have been killed and some 50 others wounded in a twin bomb attack that targeted a mosque in the Iraqi capital Baghdad, security sources say.

According to police sources, the first explosion took place when a bomber detonated his vest inside the mosque in the Shia-populated Shulaa neighborhood of the Iraqi capital on Thursday evening.

A second bomber then blew himself up when security forces gathered to inspect the site of the first blast.

According to sources, four of the victims were members of the security forces. No group has claimed responsibility for the attack yet.

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