Jordan Denounces Deadly Baghdad Bombings

تم نشره في Tue 30 May / May 2017. 12:00 AM
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AMMAN — Jordan Tuesday condemned a series of terrorist bombings that struck Baghdad in the last two days and killed and injured dozens of people.

State Minister for Media Affairs Mohammad Momani said Jordan strongly condemned such criminal acts that target Iraq's security and seek to disrupt its institutions and efforts to fight terrorism, pledging Jordan's solidarity with Iraq in the war against the gangs of killing and destruction.

Momani, who is also the government’s official spokesman, stressed the need for collective Arab, Islamic and global efforts to counter terrorism and the forces of darkness that target civilians in the region and the world.

The minister offered Jordan;s condolences to the government and people of Iraq over the victims of the terrorist bombings and wished the injured speedy recovery.

A car bomb blast in the central Baghdad district of Karrada Monday killed 15 people and wounded 44. A second bomber struck near the Jisr Al Shuhada area of central Baghdad early Tuesday, killing nine people and injuring 36.