Over 80 dead in Isis at­tack

The Press and Journal (Highlands & Islands) - - WORLD NEWS -

The death toll has risen to more than 80 af­ter an Is­lamic State-claimed at­tack in south­ern Iraq tar­get­ing a res­tau­rant fre­quented by Shi­ite Mus­lim pil­grims, Iraqi of­fi­cials said.

A to­tal of 84 peo­ple were killed and 93 in­jured in the at­tack in Nasiriyah, Thi Qar prov­ince, ac­cord­ing to pro­vin­cial gov­er­nor Yahya al-Nas­siri.

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