Two attackers shot several civilians on Monday in the Nahrawan area southeast of Baghdad before one blew himself up and the other was killed by security forces, the Iraqi Interior Ministry said, without providing official casualty figures.

The Islamic State (IS) group claimed responsibility for the attack via its Amaq new agency, saying its militants killed 35 members of the Iran-backed paramilitaries, Popular Mobilisation Units.

 

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