Iraq buries young victims of football pitch bomb carnage

Iraqi relatives carry the coffin of one of the victims of a suicide bomb attack during a funeral in Iskandariyah, on March 26, 2016Iraq on Saturday buried the victims, among them many young boys, of a suicide attack that ripped through a trophy ceremony after a football tournament and killed 32 people. The bomber, who himself looks like a teenager on a photo distributed by the Islamic State group that claimed the attack, cut through a crowd gathered after the game and blew himself up. Babil province announced three days of mourning following the attack, that sparked condemnation from visiting UN chief Ban Ki-moon and outrage across the global footballing community.

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