Iraqi Security Officials Say a Suicide Bomber Has Attacked a Football Stadium Near Baghdad

BAGHDAD (TheBlaze/AP) — Iraqi security officials say a suicide bomber has attacked a football stadium south of Baghdad, killing at least 29 and wounding 60.

“They were just handing the trophy to the winners [and] the suicide attacker blew himself up in the crowd,” an Iraqi police captain told Agence France-Presse.

The attack happened in the village of Al-Asriya, near Iskandariyah, which is about 40 miles south of Baghdad.

A map shows the location of Iskandariyah, Iraq. (Image source: Google Maps)
A map shows the location of Iskandariyah, Iraq. (Image source: Google Maps)

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