ISIS Claims Responsibility for Baghdad Bombings

Written by on January 1, 2017

iStock/Thinkstock(BAGHDAD) — At least 28 people have died in a double bombing at a market in Baghdad, BBC News reports.

The explosions happened just minutes apart from each other in the crowded al-Sinak market.

Authorities told BBC,  a roadside bomb exploded near a shop and then a suicide bomber detonated a device after a crowd had gathered in the area.

At least 50 people were injured, according to BBC News.

ISIS has claimed responsibility for the attacks.

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