Memorial for Swedish Victims of Baghdad Bombing

At least 79 people died, including a Swedish man of Iraqi origin and his 6 year old son. Several more Swedes, mostly children, are among the injured. There are reported to be in stable condition.

Several hundred people attended a memorial Saturday at the mosque in Järfälla, north of Stockholm.

Acting Swedish Foreign Minister Carin Jämtin has condemned the attack, and called on Iraq’s political leaders to create a government which can deal with the growing violence in the country.

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