ISIS suicide bomber strikes Baghdad funeral tent, killing 35

October 15, 2016 2:27 PM

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ISIS suicide bomber strikes Baghdad funeral tent, killing 35

BAGHDAD – A suicide bomber struck a funeral gathering in Baghdad on Saturday, killing at least 35 people and wounding more than 60, Iraqi police and hospital officials said.

The attack in the Shaab neighborhood occurred around lunchtime, the officials said, speaking on condition of anonymity because they were not authorized to brief the media. ISIS claimed responsibility in a statement carried by its Aamaq news agency.

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