Islamic State claims suicide attack killing at least 20 near Shi'ite holy city

Reuters News
Posted: Jun 09, 2017 5:42 AM

HILLA, Iraq (Reuters) - A suicide bomber detonated his explosive belt in a market east of the Shi'ite holy city of Kerbala on Friday, killing at least 20 and wounding 25, Iraqi security sources said.

Islamic State claimed the attack in the town of Musayab, in a statement on its Amaq news agency.

(Writing by Maher Chmaytelli; Editing by Gareth Jones)