Car bombing in Iraq's Sadr City leaves 11 dead, 26 injured

Iraqi security forces inspect the site of a car bomb attack in Jamila market in Sadr City district of Baghdad, Iraq, on Aug 28, 2017. PHOTO: REUTERS

BAGHDAD (AFP) - A car bomb in the Iraqi capital's Shi'ite-majority district of Sadr City on Monday (Aug 28) killed 11 people and wounded another 26, security officials and medical sources said.

A police officer, who asked to remain anonymous, said the bombing in northeastern Baghdad left "11 dead and 26 wounded".

Members of Iraq's security forces were among the victims, medical sources said, confirming the toll.

Join ST's Telegram channel and get the latest breaking news delivered to you.