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Sunday, 08 January 2017 - 18:56
Iraq car bomb kills 11 in Baghdad
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A car bomb in Iraq has struck a market in eastern Baghdad, killing at least 11 people and injuring dozens more.

Interior ministry spokesman was quoted as saying a security guard fired on a suspicious vehicle and the driver then blew it up.

So-called Islamic State  said it was behind the blast.

It is the latest of several targeting Shia Muslim districts of Baghdad. A similar attack on 2nd January killed 35.
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