Iran Condemns Kadhimiya Terrorist Blast

Bahram Ghasemi

Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesperson strongly denounced the recent terrorist blast which hit the Iraqi holy city of Kadhimiya.

Bahram Qassemi told reporters in his official reaction to the blast that the Foreign Ministry strongly condemns the blast which killed tens of pilgrims and wounded dozens of others.

He also offered condolences to the families of victims and Iraqi government and people, as reported by Mehr and edited by IFP.

“Still there is the international responsibility to support the Iraqi government and nation in the face of atrocities afflicting the people on daily basis.

“The fight against Takfirism and extremism entails strong resolve and global coordination,” Qassemi said, calling on international organizations to reinforce their counter-terrorism efforts.

A bomber detonated his explosives near a security checkpoint at one of the entrances of the Shiite district of Kadhmiya in northern Baghdad on Sunday morning, leaving 17 people, mostly civilians, dead. Over 20 others were also wounded in the terrorist attack.

The ISIS Takfiri terror group has claimed responsibility for the fatal incident, Tasnim reported.

Fatemeh Askarieh is an Iranian journalist working on a range of fields including culture, art, lifestyle, cultural heritage, and tourism. She has been working with the Iran Front Page (IFP) Media Group for 10 years, and is currently the head of the Art and Lifestyle Department.


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