The official says the bomber detonated his explosives’ vest on Friday at the service in the southwestern Baghdad suburb of Hay al-Amal. At least 43 people were wounded.
Chalabi, a secular Shiite politician who lived in exile for decades, was a leading proponent of the invasion and had close ties to many in the Bush administration, who viewed him as a favorite to lead Iraq.
The largest bombing took place in the Shiite-majority town of al-Khales in Iraq’s eastern Diyala province. At least 32 people were killed in the attack and 58 were wounded.
The Islamic State group claimed responsibility for the attacks, saying it targeted police and Shiite paramilitary forces.
Both attacks were carried out by bombers on foot, wearing explosives-laden vests, two police officers said.
Some top Taliban militants joined IS last year and the group fought pitched battles with Taliban inside Afghanistan.
The officials say three suicide attackers drove explosives-laden military vehicles into government forces’ barricades outside Fallujah, west of Baghdad.
The explosion took place Saturday in the Habibiya neighborhood of Sadr City, a district in the Iraqi capital. The official says at least 17 people were wounded.
The two police officials say the truck detonated in the Jameela market in Baghdad’s crowded Sadr City neighborhood shortly after dawn on Thursday.
Now librarians and academics in Baghdad are working feverishly to preserve what’s left after thousands of documents were lost or damaged at the height of the U.S.-led invasion.
The first explosion took place in the impoverished neighborhood of al-Bayaa in southwestern Baghdad and , a second car bomb detonated in the northeastern neighborhood of al-Shaab, Iraqi officials said.
The explosion happened in the predominantly Shiite district of New Baghdad late Tuesday.
The Islamic State group has claimed responsibility for the attacks. The toll so far is 115 dead and 170 wounded.
Islamic State militants retreated after an hours-long battle, leaving behind 12 dead fighters.
The bomber struck “a gathering of notables and figures, most of them from the Al-Nida tribe,” the officer said.