Bomb blasts kill 31 people at Baghdad pro-Iranian election rally

The attack less than a week before Iraq’s parliamentary elections targeted a Baghdad rally of the Iran-backed Asa'ib Ahl al-Haq party which also supports Syrian President Bashar al-Assad. The three bomb blasts, which killed 31 people and injured many others, were claimed by the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIS) of al Qaeda.

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