Turkey condemns deadly explosion in Iraqi capital

At least 43 people were killed and 61 others - mostly from security forces - injured in a blast in Baghdad on Wednesday

Turkey condemns deadly explosion in Iraqi capital

World Bulletin/News Desk

Turkey has condemned an explosion in the Iraqi capital Baghdad, that killed around 50 people on Wednesday.

At least 43 people were killed and 61 others  -- mostly from security forces -- wounded in a bomb attack on Wednesday in Baghdad, according to a Iraqi police source.

"We strongly condemn this reprehensible attack that targeted Iraq's stability and the unity and integrity of the Iraqi people," a statement by the Turkish Foreign Ministry said.

Turkey will continue to stand by the Iraqi government and people in its struggle against terror, it added.

 "The attack targeted pro-government Al-Sahwa forces in the Al-Mada’in district in southeastern Baghdad,” a police source, who spoke on condition of anonymity, told The Anadolu Agency earlier on Wednesday.

The attack has yet to be claimed. 

Güncelleme Tarihi: 24 Aralık 2014, 23:54
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