An explosion from a hand grenade hit the headquarters of Iraqi parliament speaker Mohammed Halbousi’s Taqaddum party in Baghdad early on Friday.
Police sources revealed that two guards were injured, adding that the blast caused damage to the building’s doors and windows.
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No group claimed responsibility and there was no comment from Halbousi or the Iraqi government immediately for the incident.
In the same vein, the police noted that a similar incident hours later targeted the Baghdad headquarters of the Azm party of another Sunni Muslim politician, Khamis al-Khanjar. However, the blast caused only light damage.
There was no claim of responsibility for the second incident as well.
Iraq’s parliament, newly elected after an October 10 general election in which the powerful Shi’ite Muslim cleric Moqtada al-Sadr was the biggest winner, voted to reinstate Halbousi for his second term as speaker on Sunday.