26 killed, 90 wounded in Baghdad twin suicide blast

26 dead in double suicide attack in central Baghdad: security officials.

26 killed, 90 wounded in Baghdad twin suicide blast
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A double suicide attack killed 26 people in Baghdad on Monday, a health official said, the second such attack in the Iraqi capital in three days.

Dr Abdel Ghani al-Saadi, health chief for east Baghdad, reported "26 dead and 90 wounded".

"Two suicide bombers blew themselves up in al-Tayyaran square in central Baghdad," said General Saad Maan, spokesman for the Joint Operations Command, which includes the army and the police. He said there had been 16 deaths.