Islamic State Bombing Kill 79 In Baghdad

At least 79 people have been killed, and a further 131 wounded, following a bomb attack, claimed by Islamic State militants, in the Iraqi capital, Baghdad.

At least 79 people have been killed and more than 131 injured in an explosion claimed by the Islamic State group in Baghdad, Iraqi police say.

A car bomb exploded near a restaurant and shopping area in the central district of Karrada late on Saturday.

The street was busy with shoppers after sundown in the holy month of Ramadan, which ends this week.

A second bomb exploded later in a predominantly Shi’ite area north of the capital, killing another five people.

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