Baghdad bombing: Casualties in Karrada rise to 347

The security committee in Baghdad Provincial Council stated on Sunday that the casualties of the ISIS suicide bombing that occurred earlier today in Karrada have increased to 347, while informed that the resources available with Ministry of Defense is not enough and that they are not capable of managing security in the capital.

The Deputy Chairman of the security committee of Baghdad Provincial Council Mohamed al-Robaie said, “The toll in the bombing at Karrada in central Baghdad today morning has risen and so far 167 people have been proclaimed dead and the numbers of injured have reached to 180, the numbers are expected to rise further.”

Adding further Robaie said, “The resources available with Ministry of Defense is not enough and the ministry is not capable of managing security of Baghdad. The security committee has repeatedly emphasized that the checkpoints are useless because keeping security in the capital and other provinces is not relying on the presence of a fixed security troops,” adding, “We don’t have real intelligence services.”

Baghdad bombing: Casualties in Karrada rise to 347

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