Officials conveyed that at least 12 people killed as car bomb exploded in the market area in eastern Baghdad on Monday. The explosive-loaded car went off at the busy Jamila market in Shia district of Sadr City.
The explosion was very rough and over 28 other people injured. Police officials further conveyed that, the death toll may rise. There the thick black smoke bulged from the area and the locals were running in panic.
Security forces sealed off the area and being involved in rescue operation. The Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) group asserted accountability in an online report on its media arms. The bombarding comes as US-supported Iraqi powers are in conclusive phases of recovering the northern town of Tal Afar from ISIL, otherwise called ISIS, around 150km from Syria’s fringe.
On Sunday, Iraqi military said it had “completely freed” Tal Afar’s town focus from ISIL. On Monday, the troops battled at the edges of al-Ayadia locale, around 10km northwest of Tal Afar, where a large portion of the contenders fled.
Tal Afar was one of only a handful few outstanding towns in Iraq still in ISIL hands following the freedom of Mosul in July from the gathering. ISIL still controls the northern town of Hawija, and in addition Qaim, Rawa and Ana, in western Iraq close to the Syrian outskirt.