Death toll in attack on Baghdad Shi'ite stronghold rises to 50

By REUTERS
September 21, 2013 19:08

BAGHDAD - The death toll from a bomb attack on Saturday in Baghdad's Shi'ite stronghold of Sadr City has risen to 50, police and medics said.

Police said a car bomb went off near a funeral tent, a suicide bomber driving a car then blew himself up, and a third explosion followed as police, ambulances and firefighters were gathering at the scene.


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