A car bomb has reportedly detonated in the upper-class Karrada area of Baghdad, which is the same Shia area that was targeted by ISIS in July. Over 250 people died and hundreds of others were injured after a car bomb detonated in a busy shopping center.

People gather at the site of a suicide car bomb in the Karrada shopping area, in Baghdad, Iraq July 3, 2016. REUTERS/Khalid al Mousily
People gather at the site of a suicide car bomb in the Karrada shopping area, in Baghdad, Iraq July 3, 2016. REUTERS/Khalid al Mousily

Today’s bombing occurred just hours ago and the details are not yet known. ISIS has not claimed responsibility for this bombing yet. More to follow.

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