Nearly 20 people were killed in an explosion near a mosque in Baghdad

Dubai. June 7. INTERFAX – the explosion at the ammunition dump in Baghdad has killed at least 18 people, more than 90 were injured, said on Thursday the Iranian TV channel “Press TV”.

According to sources, the channel, the incident occurred Wednesday night at an ammunition depot near the mosque, when the ammunition was transferred to the Parking lot.

The explosion occurred in the Madinat-es-Sadr, densely populated by supporters of Shiite preacher Moqtada al-Sadr, whose bloc won the most seats in the parliamentary elections in may.