37 dead including Iranians in twin attacks in south Iraq

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At least 37 people including Iranians were killed after twin attacks took place in gun and car bomb attacks in south Iraq on Thursday.

3 Iranians among 7 dead in twin attacks in south Iraq

Meanwhile, according to various social media, Iraqi police in Ziqar province said that more than 60 people were killed in attacks on a restaurant among which 30 were Iranians.

The first attack struck close to a restaurant while shortly afterwards a car bomb targeted a security checkpoint in the same area, officials said.

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