Attack On Iraq Central Bank – 15 dead

Explosive attacks and exchanges of fire at the compound of the Iraq Central Bank in Baghdad Sunday have killed at least 15 people and injured more than 40 others, according to PressTV.

Those behind the attacks on Sunday triggered eight explosions and took hostages, prompting a siege at the bank’s whereabouts, AFP reports.


PressTV reports Monday that the explosives and the shooting at the compound of the Iraq Central Bank in Baghdad killed at least 15 people and injured more than 40 others.

Bank workers comprised most of the casualties, said one defense official.

It is yet to unclear whether the assailants had meant to empty the vault, destroy the building or target the employees.

Late last month, 15 people died during a deadly rampage of a series of jewelry shops in the southwest of the Iraqi capital.

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