Car Bomb Kills 48 In Baghdad

At least 48 people have been killed, and more than 50 others wounded, following a car bomb attack in the Iraqi capital, Baghdad, the third blast in three days.

At least 48 people have been killed in Baghdad in the third blast in the Iraqi capital in three days, security and medical sources say.

A car packed with explosives blew up near car dealerships in the Shi’ite area of Bayaa in the south of the city. More than 50 people were injured.

At least 18 people died in another attack on used-car dealers on Wednesday and four were killed the day before.

Islamic State militants claimed responsibility for Thursday’s bombing.

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