ISIS claims responsibility for a bus bombing in Karbala

22/09/2019 - 19:11 Published in News/Iraq

Islamic State militants have claimed responsibility for a bus bombing that killed 12 people near the Iraqi city of Kerbala.

Iraqi security services said on Friday that 12 people were killed and several others wounded when a bus bombing occurred near the holy city south of Baghdad.

Two police spokesmen in the area said an explosive device planted on the bus detonated at a northern entrance to the city, setting fire to the vehicle.