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Death toll from Baghdad blast rises to 292

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BLAST. Iraqis visit the site of a suicide truck bomb attack in Karada district in central Baghdad, Iraq, July 6, 2016. Photo by Ali Abbas/EPA

Health Minister Adila Hamoud says the identities of 177 people killed in the bombing are still undetermined, while 115 bodies have been handed over to families

BAGHDAD, Iraq (July 7, 2016) — A Baghdad bombing claimed by the Islamic State (ISIS) group killed 292 people, the health minister said on Thursday, July 7, raising the toll of what was already one of the deadliest attacks in Iraq.  Continue reading Death toll from Baghdad blast rises to 292

At least 250 killed in Baghdad blast

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PRAYER VIGIL. Iraqis take part in a prayer vigil at the site of a suicide truck bomb attack in Karada in central Baghdad, Iraq, 06 July 2016. Photo by Ali Abbas/EPA

Health Minister Adila Hamoud says the bombing killed 250 people and wounded 200

BAGHDAD, Iraq (July 7, 2016) — A Baghdad bombing claimed by the Islamic State (ISIS) group killed at least 250 people, officials said, raising the toll of what was already one of the deadliest attacks in Iraq.  Continue reading At least 250 killed in Baghdad blast

ISIS truck bomb kills 47 south of Baghdad

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ISLAMIC STATE ATTACK. Iraqi emergency responders inspect debris at the site of a truck bomb that exploded at a crowded checkpoint, in the Iraqi city of Hilla, south of Baghdad on March 6, 2016. Photo by Haidar Hamdani/AFP
The Islamic State claims responsibility for the deadly attack on a crowded checkpoint

HILLA, Iraq (Mar. 7, 2016) — A suicide truck bomb attack claimed by the Islamic State group killed 47 people at a crowded checkpoint south of Baghdad Sunday, March 6, the deadliest such attack in Iraq this year.

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