Baghdad Bomb Toll Hits 200; Iraqi Take Out Anger on PM Al-Abadi

July 4, 2016 2:27 PM

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Baghdad Bomb Toll Hits 200; Iraqi Take Out Anger on PM Al-Abadi

BAGHDAD — The death toll from a suicide bombing in a Baghdad shopping district reached 200 on Monday, fueling calls for security forces to crack down on ISIS sleeper cells blamed for one of Iraq's worst single bombings.

Numbers rose as bodies were recovered from the rubble in the Karada area of Baghdad, where a refrigerator truck packed with explosives blew up on Saturday night when people were out celebrating the holy month of Ramadan.

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