In Iraq, a powerful explosion occurred, killing 18 people

В Ираке произошел мощный взрыв, погибло 18 человек

According to the interior Ministry of Iraq, detonated munitions, media reports about the attack.

In the Iraqi capital Baghdad, the explosion on Wednesday evening, June 6, 18 people were killed, 90 were injured, reports the Chronicle.info with reference to RBC-Ukraine.

According to the Agency, the version of the cause of the explosion differ. Thus, the representative of the interior Ministry of Iraq said that the cause of the explosion was a detonation of ammunition, which were stored in the mosque.

According to him, the explosion allegedly occurred when they were transferred to a parked car. At the same time, informed the local media, also with reference to information of the interior Ministry called the explosion a “terrorist attack”.

Additionally, AP reported, citing sources in law enforcement agencies, on Wednesday evening in Baghdad, two explosions occurred: explosive devices were detonated near Shiite mosques in the Baghdad area. The investigation continues.

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