A suicide bomber attacked at an Iraqi funeral in a town north of Baghdad that found a wave of reprisal attacks following the same bombing in January, killing at least 25 individuals, including a nearby Shiite militia leader, on Monday.
The Islamic State group blasted a cafe frequented by militiamen in Muqdadiyah triggering a wave of reprisal attacks and killing at least 32 people. The New York-based Human Rights Watch attributed strong militias for the reprisal attacks inside the Popular Mobilization Forces.
The Islamic State group also claimed responsibility for Monday’s strike according to your statement posted online soon later. On Sunday a double bombing in Baghdad maintained by the IS group.
The crowd that assembled to help the sufferers was subsequently targeted by a suicide bomber. Two police officials said 112 individuals remain hospitalized. All officials spoke on condition of anonymity since they are not authorized to speak with the media.
IS commands much of western and northern Iraq, but has been driven in recent months. The authorities recently declared the western city of Ramadi “completely liberated.” A year ago, the city had been seized by iS.