From Iran’s PressTV. Any opinions expressed are those of the authors, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News.
A political analyst says there is an increase in violence in Iraq because of the elections and there is a willing or an effort from al-Qaeda to one day attack the Shia and the other day the Sunnis to rise up a sectarian violence there.
This is while at least 25 people have been killed and 60 others wounded in a coordinated bomb blast at an election rally in the Iraqi city of Baqouba.
No group or individual has so far claimed responsibility for the attack, which came amid a rise in violence across the country as Iraqis prepare for their first elections in three years.
The provincial polls are due to be held in Iraq on April 20.
Press TV has conducted an interview with Sa’ad al-Motallebi, from State of Law Coalition, to further discuss the issue: