Suicide Car Bomb Blast Kills Many in Baghdad
January 2 , 2017
As per reports, at least 35 people were killed and 61 others injured in a suicide car bomb attack in Baghdad. It took place in the predominantly Shia Muslim eastern district of Sadr City.
The Sunni jihadist group Islamic State claimed the responsibility of the attack and mentioned that they targeted a group pf Shia Muslims.
Three people were killed in another car bomb which detonated in the car park of the nearby Al-Kindi hospital.
Many of the victims of the Monday's attack were daily laborers. Three policemen were also among the casualties.