Explosion hits constructing of Iraq parliament speaker’s celebration, 2 wounded: Police – Instances of India


BAGHDAD: An explosion from a hand grenade hit the headquarters of Iraqi parliament speaker Mohammed Halbousi’s Taqaddum celebration in Baghdad early on Friday wounding two guards, police sources mentioned.
The blast brought on harm to the constructing’s doorways and home windows, police mentioned.
No group claimed duty and there was no remark from Halbousi or the Iraqi authorities instantly for the incident.
An identical incident hours later focused the Baghdad headquarters of the Azm celebration of one other Sunni Muslim politician, Khamis al-Khanjar, police mentioned, however brought on solely mild harm.
There was no declare of duty for the second incident.
Iraq’s parliament, newly elected after an October 10 basic election by which the highly effective Shi’ite Muslim cleric Moqtada al-Sadr was the most important winner, voted to reinstate Halbousi for his second time period as speaker on Sunday.
Shi’ite events aligned with Iran and which rival Sadr, opposed the collection of Halbousi.

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