In Iraq more than 20 people died because of a terrorist attack during a football match

A suicide bomber blew himself up during an Amateur match in the football stadium to the South of Baghdad. The blast killed 29 people, injured about 60. The Associated Press reported.

Information about the dead and wounded for the Agency confirmed the sources in the medical community. Officials said that the attack occurred in the city Iskandria, which is located 50 km South from the capital of Iraq.

According to the group SITE Intelligence Group, which monitors extremist content online resources, the responsibility for the attack claimed by the banned in Russia as a terrorist organization “Islamic state”.

The group earlier took responsibility for the attack near the town of Hilla, which lies to the South of Baghdad. There in early March as a result of explosion of tanks with motor fuel killed 60 people.

On the eve of the Iraqi army began to liberate the second largest city of the country Mosul, which the militants took in the summer of 2014. It was reported that the soldiers were able to liberate several villages on the outskirts of Makhmur, which is located to the East of Mosul.