At least 35 killed in Baghdad car bombing

People look at a burned vehicle at the site of car bomb attack in a busy square at Baghdad's sprawling Sadr City district, in Iraq January 2, 2017. REUTERS/Ahmed Saad–Baghdad : At least 35 persons were killed in a deadly suicide car bombing in Baghdad today.

The attack was carried out in a busy square in Iraq’s capital, international media report. Five dozens were wounded in that bombing in the district of Sadr City.

The Sunni jihadist group Islamic State said it had carried out the attack, which “targeted a gathering of Shia”.BBC reports. In an another car bomb killed 3 persons in the car park of the nearby Al-Kindi hospital.

Last saturday IS had claimed that the group was behind the 2 suicide bombing that had killed 28 in the market of Baghdad.

Published on: January 2, 2017 9:32 pm

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