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VIDEO: Grief and anger in Baghdad: Iraq reels from bloodiest terror attack since 2003 invasion (part 1)

By Francois Picard,  July 4, 2016

FRANCE 24: The target was a Shia neighborhood of Baghdad but the victims of the Iraqi capital’s worst suicide attack since 2003 were also Sunni, Christian, men, women and children. We’ll never know for sure if the attack claimed by Isis could have been prevented, but the anger directed toward Prime Minister Al-Abadi highlights the rage of citizens who feel the political will to protect them is gone. What accountability for Iraq’s leaders? Produced by Charles WENTE, François WIBAUX and Christopher DAVIS.

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