Car bomb kills 8, wounds at least 30, in eastern Baghdad

June 9, 2016 10:09

BAGHDAD - A car bomb killed eight people and wounded at least 30 in Baghdad al-Jadida, an eastern district of the Iraqi capital, on Thursday, police said.

The explosion, which targeted a commercial street, comes as Iraqi forces are trying to dislodge Islamic State militants from Falluja, their stronghold just west of Baghdad.

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