Two explosions rocked al-Karrada, downtown Baghdad

2022-01-16T19:23:31.000000Z

Shafaq News/ Two explosions reportedly rattled al-Karrada neighborhood downtown the Iraqi capital, Baghdad, on Sunday evening.

A security source told Shafaq News Agency that a roadside bomb targeted the Jihan bank near al-Watheq Square, severely damaging the bank's display, a vehicle parked nearby, and injuring a security member.

The source added that another explosion occurred later near the Kurdistan National Bank, causing material damages.

Both banks are owned by a businessman from the Kurdistan Region.

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