Dozens killed in bomb, gunfire attacks in southern Iraq

Iranian envoy opens primary school east of Mosul

Health officials in the province said the death toll could rise because some of those injured are in critical condition.

One attacker detonated his explosive vest inside the restaurant, southwest of Nassiriya, while three to four other attackers opened fire at the people inside, police sources said.

According to Reuters, the attackers disguised themselves as members of security forces and drove stolen army vehicles. Isis claimed the twin slayings through its propaganda agency Amaq.

The toll makes it the deadliest Daesh attack in Iraq since pro-government forces drove the extremists out of second city Mosul in July. The attacks occurred on a highway regularly used by pilgrims and visitors from neighbouring Iran, en route to holy cities of shia of Najaf and Karbala, to north.

The latest attack that targeted Sourn iraqi dates back to may.

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Iraqi police officers inspect the site of a suicide bomb attack in Nasiriyah city, about 350 km south of Baghdad, Iraq, 14 September 2017.

Security sources said forces were placed on alert in most of the southern provinces, including the oil city of Basra, in case of similar attacks. This oversight limits logistical capabilities of organization, jihadist, who has not a wide base of recruitment.

The group's only other stronghold is Hawija, in Kirkuk province some 300 kilometres north of Baghdad. But islamic State still has hundreds of fighters in clandestine cells, responsible for attacks on an nearly daily basis in Baghdad and in provinces released since 2014.

Iraqi and Kurdish security officials say the Sunni militants are likely to wage a guerrilla war in Iraq after their self-proclaimed caliphate in Mosul collapsed.

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