ISIS Claims Deadly Truck Bombing in Iraq Marketplace: Report

April 30, 2016 11:53 AM

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ISIS claimed responsibility for a bombing Saturday east of Baghdad, according to a statement posted on an ISIS-affiliated website. The attack killed at least 21 people and wounded at least 42 others, according to Iraqi police and hospital officials. The ISIS statement described the attack as a three-ton truck bombing.

The attack targeted Shiite civilians shopping in an open-air market selling fruit, vegetables and meat in Nahrawan, according to Iraq's Interior Ministry. The ISIS statement and initial reports from local officials at the scene claimed the bombing targeted Shiite pilgrims walking to Baghdad's holy K...

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