Iraq's interior minister offers to resign after massive Baghdad bombing

July 5, 2016 16:35

BAGHDAD - Iraq's interior minister offered to resign on Tuesday and said a deputy would take over his responsibilities, days after one of the worst bombings in Baghdad since the 2003 invasion.

Mohammed Ghabban made the announcement at a media conference in Baghdad, a video of which was posted on his official Facebook page.

Prime Minister Haider Al Abadi's office could not immediately be reached for comment.

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