Death toll rises to 50 in gun, bomb attacks in Iraq's Nasiriyah

AFP
Published Sep 14, 2017, 7:22 pm IST
Updated Sep 14, 2017, 7:22 pm IST
Offical warned that the death toll could rise as many of the wounded were in serious condition.
The toll has now reached 50 dead and 87 wounded, Abdel Hussein al-Jabri, deputy health chief said.
 The toll has now reached 50 dead and 87 wounded, Abdel Hussein al-Jabri, deputy health chief said.

Nasiriyah, (Iraq): At least 50 people including Iranians were killed on Thursday in twin gun and car bomb attacks near the city of Nasiriyah in southern Iraq, according to a new toll.

"The toll has now reached 50 dead and 87 wounded," Abdel Hussein al-Jabri, deputy health chief for the mainly Shiite province of Dhiqar of which Nasiriyah is the capital, told AFP.

He warned that the death toll could rise as many of the wounded were in serious condition.

Location: Iraq, Baghdad, Baghdad




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