Death toll tops 100 in Baghdad blast
BAGHDAD (AP) —
Iraqi officials say the death toll from the car bomb attack claimed by the Islamic State group in central Baghdad has climbed to at least 115.
Hospital and police officials said Sunday that another 187 people were wounded in the overnight attack, and nearly a dozen people remain unaccounted for and feared dead.
A second bomb attack in eastern Baghdad early Sunday killed five people and wounded 16.
The officials spoke on condition of anonymity as they were not authorized to release information to the press.
The bombings targeted families and young people out at restaurants, cafes and in shopping malls after breaking their dawn-to-dusk Ramadan fast.