KUWAIT, 2nd January, 2017 (WAM) — Kuwait yesterday strongly condemned the double bombing that hit a market in the Iraqi capital, Baghdad, killing and injuring scores of people.

The Kuwait News Agency, KUNA, quoted a statement from the Kuwaiti Foreign Ministry reaffirming Kuwait’s full support and solidarity to Iraq’s efforts in fighting terrorism.

The statement also expressed its condolences to the Iraqi people and government as well as the families of the victims, wishing those wounded a quick recovery.