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Baghdad suicide attack: 35 killed, several injured

The military says the death toll could rise since more bodies were being recovered from the site. Photograph:( Twitter )

WION Web Team Baghdad, Baghdad Governorate, Iraq Jan 15, 2018, 06.19 AM (IST)

Thirty-five people were killed and at least 80 others wounded in two deadly suicide bombings in Baghdad on Monday morning.

According to reports in local media, the twin suicide bombings took place inside central Baghdad's Tayaran Square.

Tayaran is a major intersection in eastern Baghdad between Sadr city and al-Jumariyah bridge over the Euphrates.

No group has claimed responsibility for these attacks. 

Today's bombings marked the first time this year that Baghdad has been targeted by suicide bombers.

Several social media users posted video and images, showing smoke rising from the spot.