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Baghdad restaurant bomb toll mounts:

Baghdad restaurant bomb toll mounts:

A senior American official, speaking on condition of anonymity, told FoxNews.com that the number of victims was in the hundreds and “the number is increasing by the day.” He said those casualties are largely jarvees.commilitary personnel who lost their lives in the attacks and others who sustained injuries, including those hurt in the blasts.

Two 바카라suicide bombers — one of whom was a senior al Qaeda leader — blew themselves up in two separate attacks on restaurants in a central Baghdad shopping district Tuesday evening, according to a senior Iraqi counterterrorism official briefed on the attacks.

“The number of casualties at this moment in time is approximately 250 and increasing by the day,” according to the senior Iraqi counterterrorism official, speaking on condition of anonymity. “Some of the casualties include members of the Iraqi security services, the military and intelligence officers who received direct fire and are among those who are now hospitalized, but there are also those who have died from suicide operations or who have been struck while walkijarvees.comng to work.”

One Iraqi military source reported that at least eight of the approximately 120 Iraqi government security forces killed in Tuesday’s attacks were reportedly injured by the blasts.

The Iraqi security official, speaking on condition of anonymity, said that at least four of the 20 civilians who were wounded in the attacks were wounded when a roadside bomb exploded in a building with an American tourist and his family in the village of Al-Nisibatiyah, northeast of Baghdad, about 10 kilometers northeast of Baghdad. The official said one of the injured Americans was an Iraqi American citizen.

“A female Iraqi in her 20s… was hit in the leg and was pronounced dead on the scene,” the security official said. “She was from the area of Al-Nisibatiyah on the way to work in another area of Baghdad.”

The injured American is being treated at Baghdad hospitals and is expected to survive, the source added.

Baghdad’s capital remains among the deadliest cities in the world, with over 400 killed or wounded every day. In total, more than 1,300 people have died from the bombings in the past week, according to the United Nations.

The attack in northern Iraq came hours before NATO members Turkey and Israel were scheduled to begin their annual meeting. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry were set to travel to Berlin on Tuesday, where Israel plans to seek a new Security Council resolution calling on the Assad regime to allow international monitors to investigate the alleged use of chemical weapons by Presiden

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