Tuesday , October 18 2016
Home / News / Islamic World / 12 killed in car bomb blast in Iraq

12 killed in car bomb blast in Iraq


At least 12 people were killed and 41 others were injured in a car bomb explosion in Iraq capital Baghdad, a police source said.

The attack took place on Monday when a booby-trapped car ripped through a crowded market in Baghdad’s Shiite district of al-Ameen, the source told Xinhua.

The blast destroyed many stalls, nearby shops and cars, the source said.

The Islamic State militants claimed responsibility for the car bomb attack.


Read Also

Afghan General Abdul Rashid Dostum speaks during an interview with Reuters at his Palace in Shibergan, in northern Afghanistan August 19, 2009. REUTERS/Caren Firouz/File Photo

Taliban militants ambush convoy of Afghan Vice Prez