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Report: Car Bomb Strikes Baghdad Market, at Least 12 Dead

Sat Jan 07 22:11:10 EST 2017 | Voice of America
BAGHDAD —  A car bomb blast killed at least 12 people and wounded 50 others at a vegetable market in eastern Baghdad Sunday, police and medical sources said. The explosion hit the mainly Shi’ite district of Jamila, the sources said. There was no immediate claim of responsibility for the bombing. Interior Ministry spokesman Brig. Gen. Saad Maan says a member of the security forces spotted the car bomber and opened fire, but was unable to prevent him from detonating his vehicle outside a whol..

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