MOSCOW, April 24 (RIA Novosti) - Russia has condemned
two terrorist attacks in Iraq that killed more than 80 people
and injured around 120, including women and children, the
Foreign Ministry said in a statement on its web site Friday.
A suicide bomber in Baghdad blew himself up near a group
of police who were handing out humanitarian aid on Thursday,
killing 28 people and injuring an additional 50. In another
terrorist attack in Imam Wais, 70 kilometers northeast of
Baqubah, a female suicide bomber blew herself up in a
restaurant, killing 56 and injuring 67.
"While absolutely condemning these barbaric actions by
extremists, we express our deep regret to the relatives and
close friends of those who died and empathize with the families
of those injured," the statement reads.
The statement also said that in the uncompromising fight
against such acts of terrorism, which target innocent people,
Iraqis must supply their own security.