Islamic State claims Baghdad car bomb attack: statement

Reuters News
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Posted: Jan 08, 2017 1:44 AM

BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Islamic State claimed a suicide bomb attack that police and medics said killed 13 people at a vegetable market in eastern Baghdad on Sunday.

The group said in an online statement that a suicide car bomber had detonated his explosives in the Jamila area.

(Reporting by John Davison and Ahmed Tolba in Cairo; Editing by Mark Potter)