At least 80 dead in Iraq car bomb blast

  • 18/07/2015
At least 80 dead in Iraq car bomb blast

The toll for a massive suicide car bomb attack carried out by the Islamic State group north of Baghdad has risen to 90 dead and 17 missing.

The top official in Khan Bani Saad, the predominantly Shi'ite town 20 kilometres north of Baghdad where the attack occurred on Friday, put the number of wounded at 120.

"The toll so far is 90 martyrs and 120 wounded, and we have between 17 and 20 missing," Abbas Hadi Saleh said on Saturday at the scene.

AFP