Islamic State Group Claims Baghdad Attacks Against Shiites

November 4, 2014 1:44 AM

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Islamic State Group Claims Baghdad Attacks Against Shiites

Baghdad: The Islamic State jihadist group has claimed responsibility for two car bomb attacks against Shiites in Baghdad, with Iraq under tight security on Monday ahead of the annual Ashura commemorations.

A statement by IS posted on jihadist websites said "the heroes of Islam" detonated one car bomb in central Baghdad targeting Shiite security personnel and the other in the Shiite-majority Sadr City ara in the capital's north.

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