The aftermath of Karrada suicide bombing in Baghdad. Iraqi News
On a Baghdad street once throbbing with life, there is a soft recitation of prayers, a silent lighting of candles, and quiet sobbing at the edges of charred ruins.
Sweepers start to clear away debris, and drills buzz in the shells of gutted shops.
But the scene of the deadliest ever attack carried out by so-called Islamic State (IS) anywhere in the world is still a makeshift shrine. On 3 July, 292 Iraqis lost their lives here.
This week, the haunting strains of a cello wafted through the cavernous black hulks where two popular centres once drew in Iraqis for shopping and socialising.
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Update: 'Unique, strange, and terrible' — ISIS may have created a new type of bomb (Business Insider)
WNU Editor: The Islamic State probably has a few chemists helping them in developing these bombs .... and I would not be surprise if these chemists are high priority targets for coalition and Iraqi forces.