Car Blast In Baghdad, 13 Dead


Update: ISIS claimed a suicide bomb attack that police and medics said killed 13 people at a vegetable market in eastern Baghdad on Sunday.

Baghdad: At least 12 people have been killed and 50 wounded in a blast in eastern Baghdad, after a car bomb went off, police and doctors say, according to the news agency Reuters.

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The attack took place at a vegetable market in a mainly Shiite district of eastern Baghdad.
The explosion comes less than a week after a similar blast killed 36 people and wounded 52 in the Sadr City area of the Iraqi capital. Islamic State (IS, ISIS/formerly ISIL) claimed responsibility for that blast, saying they targeted Shia Muslims.