“The U.S. State Department confirmed the attack in a statement condemning it.” These impotent condemnations are an international embarrassment.
“Islamic State claims suicide bombing of Iraqi soccer stadium; 29 dead,” by Gregg Zoroya, USA Today, March 25, 2016:
A suicide bomber killed at least 29 people and wounded 60 others in an attack on a crowd gathered at a soccer stadium south of Baghdad on Friday, according to multiple media sources.
The U.S. State Department confirmed the attack in a statement condemning it.
The blast occurred during a trophy presentation in the village of Iskandariya about 25 miles south of the Iraqi capital, wire services reported.
Islamic State militants claimed responsibility for the attack, according to the Amaq news agency, which is affiliated with the group also known as ISIL or ISIS….