12 killed after bomb blast in Baghdad

Megha Jain

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A car bomb exploded on Monday in the busy market in Baghdad's Shiite district of Sadr City. The bomb blast killed 12 people and wounded 28 people, according to sources. The blast took place before noon when a booby-trapped car detonated near the electricity office at Jamila wholesale market. The attack comes when the Iraqi forces are in final stages of recapturing the northern town of Tal Afar from IS.