ISIS claims suicide bombing in central Iraqi city of Baquba that kills at least 30

August 10, 2015 8:17 PM

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ISIS claims suicide bombing in central Iraqi city of Baquba that kills at least 30

(CNN)A suicide car bomb ripped through a busy outdoor market Monday night near the Iraqi city of Baquba, killing at least 30 people and wounding 40 others, police and health officials said.

In a statement posted on Twitter and re-tweeted by several of its supporters, ISIS said its members were behind the attack -- a claim that's hardly surprising, given the group's grisly record of terror in war-torn Iraq and neighboring Syria.

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