ISIS Claims Baghdad Bombings At Shopping District

bombingsAt least 120 people were killed and over 200 injured after two bombings took place in Baghdad this weekend.

ISIL (Islamic State) claimed the attacks. According to reports, the attack on the shopping area of Karrada is the deadliest since U.S.-backed Iraqi forces last month scored a major victory when it dislodged Islamic State from their stronghold of Falluja.

Families in the shopping district to break the Ramadan fast and watch the Euro 2016 soccer tournament. A suicide car bomb exploded outside, destroying the center of shops and a gym.

A second bomb exploded Sunday at an outdoor market in the Shaab neighborhood of southeastern Baghdad.

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