Suicide Bombing Kills Nine In Baghdad

At least nine people have been killed, following a suicide bombing, claimed by Islamic State militants, in the Iraqi capital, Baghdad.

At least nine people were killed in Baghdad late on Monday in a car bomb attack claimed by Islamic State near a hospital in a central district, police and hospital sources said.

A suicide bomber had targeted a gathering of Shi’ite Muslims in the Karrada district, according to a statement circulated online by the Amaq news agency, which supports the ultra-hardline Sunni militant group.

The police and hospital sources said 20 people were also wounded in the blast and they expected the death toll to rise.

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