Tuesday, May 30, 2017

IS Car Bombs Kill at Least 26 People in Baghdad; 1st Was Near Ice Cream Parlor, 2nd by Govt. Ctr.

The Islamic State (IS) says it was behind a car bomb attack outside a packed ice cream parlor in Baghdad early today (May 30, 2017) that killed at least 16 people, according to the Euro News website.

Some 75 more men, women, and children were injured in the blast, just after midnight.

A suicide bomber in a vehicle is believed to have caused the attack in the mainly Shi'ite Karrada district of Baghdad.

A few hours later, a second car bomb killed at least 10 people and wounded dozens more near a government office area in the Karkh district.

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