13 dead after car bomb hits ice-cream parlour in Baghdad

IMG_0390.JPGAt least 13 were killed and another 24 wounded when ISIS set off a car bomb outside a popular ice cream parlour in central Baghdad. Horrifying footage showed the explosion tearing through the packed district in the Iraqi capital at around midnight.  ISIS claimed responsibility for the callous attack, just a few days into the Muslim holy month of Ramadan, when families rush to restaurants and cafes at sundown.  The bomb was placed inside a parked car and remotely detonated, according to Iraqi officials who spoke on condition of anonymity. Footage posted on social media showed chaotic scenes on the streets surrounding the blast. A number of bloodied wounded lay on the ground, others propped themselves up on the colorful park benches outside the ice cream shop………Read More