Islamic State claims responsibility for car bomb attack in Baghdad: statement

Reuters News
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Posted: Sep 29, 2015 5:38 AM

BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Islamic State claimed responsibility on Tuesday for a car bomb attack in central Baghdad that killed four people and wounded 11 others.

In a statement posted online, the Sunni Muslim militant group said it detonated a car bomb on Monday that had targeted police and militia fighters.

(Reporting by Ahmed Rasheed; Editing by Hugh Lawson)