Iraq officials raise Baghdad car bombing death toll to 29

May 11, 2016 8:19 AM

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BAGHDAD — Iraqi officials have raised the death toll from a car bombing in a commercial area in a predominantly Shiite neighborhood of Baghdad to at least 29 people killed.

Two police officers say the explosives-laden car that went off Wednesday morning at a crowded outdoor market in Baghdad’s eastern district of Sadr City also wounded up to 50 people, several seriously.

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