Qaeda claims Iraq attacks that killed 38

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Qaeda claims Iraq attacks that killed 38

Al Qaeda front group the Islamic State of Iraq said on Friday that it carried out a wave of attacks across the country that killed 38 people, in a statement on jihadist website Honein.

By (AFP)

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Published: Fri 20 Apr 2012, 2:53 PM

Last updated: Fri 3 Apr 2015, 1:53 PM

“A part of the security and military efforts of the Islamic State mobilised for a new wave and... another bloody Thursday on the heads of the apostates, and in simultaneous operations targeted the security and military, and government centres and leadership,” it said.

Dozens of bombings and shootings in seven different provinces killed 38 people and wounded more than 170 on Thursday, the deadliest day in Iraq since March 20.

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