Suicide bomber kills 31 in Baghdad Shia gathering

BAGHDAD: At least thirty-one people have been killed and scores of other wounded when a suicide bomber detonated an explosive vest in city’s northern al-Shaab district of capital Baghdad.
According to the media reports, the explosion went off inside a tent filled with people taking part in Shia Ashura rituals, mourning the killing of Prophet Muhammad (PBUH)’s grandson Imam Hussain (ra) in the 7th century.
The tent was set up in a crowded market in the city’s northern al-Shaab district.

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