Car bomb attack in Baghdad's Shi'ite district kills 12 as ISIS plan 'wave of guerrilla-style attacks on the capital'

June 18, 2014 8:28 AM

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A car bomb in Baghdad's Shi'ite Sadr City district killed 12 people and wounded 30 in a crowded outdoor market, police and hospital officials said.

No-one has yet claimed responsibility for the blast, but attacks targeting Shi'ite districts are routinely the work of Sunni militants, who in the last week have captured vast swathes of the country and are pressing towards the capital.

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