Suicide attack in Baghdad left 8 killed and wounded

Suicide attack in Baghdad left 8 killed and wounded28 August 2017

The Middle East Press (International Service): A car bomb explosion in a busy market in eastern Baghdad, capital of Iraq, left 8 killed and wounded.

The explosives-laden car went off on Monday morning at Abu-dashir area in Southwest of Baghdad.

The explosion killed 3 civilians and wounded 5 others. The death toll is expected to rise.

No group immediately claimed responsibility for the attacks.

The Islamic State group often claims responsibility for large-scale attacks targeting Shiite civilians in Iraq’s capital.

The attack comes as U.S.-backed Iraqi forces are in final stages of recapturing the northern town of Tal Afar from IS.

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