21 killed in militant attack in Baghdad
July 23 , 2014
At least 21 people, including 13 civilians, were killed in a suicide attack in Baghdad, reports said.
The attack targeted a police checkpoint leading to Kadhimiya district. Many of the victims were heading to a Shia shrine, reports indicated.
Meanwhile, air strikes by Iraqi forces killed 14 people near Fallujah city where government troops are fighting rebels.
The security situation in Iraq took a turn for the worse in June after Sunni militant group ISIS captured Mosul, the country’s second largest city.