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Twin Suicide Bombings Kill Over 20

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An Interior Ministry official has revealed that a twin suicide bombing in an open-air Baghdad market on Thursday morning has left 20 dead and 40 wounded.

According to the ministry, the first suicide bomber had rushed into the market and claimed to feel sick so that people would gather around him.

He then detonated his explosives, Nigeria News reports.

As people gathered around the victims, a second attacker detonated his bomb, the ministry’s statement said.

The official told Nigeria News that the toll in a twin suicide bombing in an open-air Baghdad market on Thursday morning topped 20 dead and 40 wounded.

The ministry said the first suicide bomber had rushed into the market and claimed to feel sick so that people would gather around him. He then detonated his explosives.

As people gathered around the victims, a second attacker detonated his bomb, the ministry’s statement said.

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