14 killed in Baghdad’s Shiite neighborhood car bombing

, 2:52 PM IST

Baghdad : At least 14 people were killed and several others were injured in a car bombing in Baghdad’s Shiite neighborhood of Sadr City on Wednesday.

According to reports, the blast took place in commercial area of Sadr City neighborhood.

There was no immediate claim of responsibility for the attack. However, Islamic State militants battling government troops in the country’s north and west have regularly been attacking Shi’ite civilian areas in the capital.

The death toll is expected to rise. (ANI)