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More than a dozen killed in Baghdad car bomb attacks

Thu Jan 05 08:08:11 EST 2017 | Al Jazeera
At least 17 people have been killed and 15 others wounded in two seperate car bomb attacks in the Iraqi capital Baghdad, police and medics have said. The first blast on Thursday went off in the city's eastern al-Obeidi area during the morning rush at a food market, killing seven civilians and two policemen, and wounding 15. The Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) armed group has claimed responsibility for the attack. Just hours later, a second explosion hit the central Baghdad ..

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