Iraqi children stand in the aftermath of a car bomb explosion that targeted the mostly Shiite Sadr City district of northeast Baghdad, on Nov. 9, 2014. AFP PHOTO/AHMAD AL-RUBAYE
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ISIS said on Sunday that a British national carried out a suicide bombing that killed a senior Iraqi police officer.ISIS said in a statement posted online that "Abu Sumayyah al-Britani" detonated a truck carrying eight tons of explosives on the outskirts of the northern town of Baiji, killing Major General Faisal al-Zamili.Iraqi officials gave a different account of the Baiji attack than that in the ISIS statement.A senior officer said Friday that government forces now hold "more than 70 percent" of the town, which has been under ISIS control for months.
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