Suicide bomber kills 26, wounds 71 south of Baghdad

March 25, 2016 6:03 PM

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HILLA: A suicide attacker detonated an explosive belt in a park outside Baghdad on Friday, killing 26 people and wounding 71, said the security head in Babel province where the bomb -- claimed by Islamic State --went off.

The blast in Iskandariya capital, happened around 7:15 p.m. (1615 GMT) at the end of an amateur soccergame, said Falah al-Khafaji.

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