IS claims Iraq minibus bomb­ing that killed 12

Antelope Valley Press (Sunday) - - Second Front -

BAGHDAD — The Is­lamic State group claimed re­spon­si­bil­ity Satur­day for a minibus bomb­ing in Iraq a day ear­lier, which killed 12 peo­ple out­side the Shi­ite holy city of Karbala. The brief claim was car­ried by the group’s Aa­maq new agency.

The charred minibus was still on the road near the city on Satur­day morn­ing.

The bomb­ing was one of the big­gest at­tacks tar­get­ing civil­ians since the ex­trem­ist group was de­clared de­feated inside Iraq in 2017. The group’s sleeper cells con­tinue to wage an in­sur­gency and carry out spo­radic at­tacks across the coun­try.

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