At least 54 dead after truck bomb explodes in Baghdad market

August 13, 2015 5:44 AM

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A massive truck bomb exploded at a popular Baghdad food market early Thursday killing at least 54 people, Iraqi police officials say.

Two police officials say the truck detonated in the Jameela market in Baghdad’s crowded Sadr City neighborhood shortly after dawn. At least 86 people were wounded, according to police.

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