ISIS claims Baghdad car blast that killed 20

In a statement posted online, the militant group said it had targeted a security checkpoint in the al-Shurta al-Rabaa neighbourhood. (File photo: AP)

The Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) claimed responsibility on Thursday for a suicide car bombing in a mainly Shi'ite Muslim district of Baghdad that killed at least 20 people the day before.

In a statement posted online, the  militant group said it had targeted a security checkpoint in the al-Shurta al-Rabaa neighbourhood.

 

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Last Update: Wednesday, 20 May 2020 KSA 09:48 - GMT 06:48
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