Intense clashes occurring throughout various districts of Baghdad tonight
by The Daily Lede
Huge explosions have been reported throughout various districts of Iraq’s capital this evening.
A massive suicide attack has targeted the Taji military base north of Baghdad and Intense gunfire and clashes have broken out in Adhamiya as well as Bab Sharqi – one of eight ancient gates leading into the city of Damascus
Shia militias have now been placed on high alert roughly 5 miles north of Baghdad’s city center in Kadhimiya.
North Baghdad seems to be the hardest hit where fierce battles have erupted after loud explosions were heard. Eyewitnesses have reported ambulances moving many injured from northern Baghdad to Al-Yarmouk Teaching Hospital in the city.