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.