Double suicide bombing in Baghdad kills at least 38 people

Staff Writer

BAGHDAD (AP) — Two suicide bombers blew themselves up at a busy street market in central Baghdad on Monday, in back-to-back explosions that killed at least 38 people, Iraqi health and police officials said — the deadliest attack since last month's declaration of victory over the Islamic State group.
The bombings came just two days after a suicide bomber struck a police checkpoint in northern Baghdad, killing eight people there.
No group has so far claimed responsibility for either attack but they bore all the hallmarks of IS, which has claimed many such attacks in the past...To read more, please refer to our print or online edition.