WorldMiddle East


Suicide Attack In Baghdad Market Kills Dozens

ISIS has taken responsibility for a suicide bombing in a popular Baghdad market that left 55 dead and 200 injured.
Posted at 8:28 AM, Aug 13, 2015

Dozens of people are dead after a truck bombing in a popular Baghdad market. 

Police sources who spoke with Al Jazeera said at least 55 people were killed and 200 were injured. 

The bombing took place in Sadr City, a predominately Shiite neighborhood of Baghdad. 

ISIS has taken responsibility for the attack. 

ISIS said it was targeting Shiite militiamen who they've been fighting in northern and western Iraq.

This video includes images from Getty Images and music from Chris Zabriskie / CC BY 4.0