People evacuate the body of a victim killed from a bombing in Jameela market in the Iraqi capital's crowded Sadr City neighborhood Baghdad, Iraq, Thursday, Aug. 13, 2015. (AP Photo/Karim Kadim)
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A truck bomb ripped through a popular Baghdad food market in a predominantly Shiite neighborhood early Thursday morning, killing at least 67 people, police officials said, in one of the deadliest single blasts in the Iraqi capital in years.The truck hit the Jameela market in the Iraqi capital's crowded Sadr City neighborhood shortly after dawn, according to two local police officers. They said at least 152 people were wounded at the market, which is the main center for produce and food sales in Baghdad. ISIS had vowed, when it launched its major onslaught across northern Iraq last year, to continue on to Baghdad.ISIS has also claimed responsibility for a suicide car bombing Monday at a busy marketplace in Baqouba, the capital of eastern Diyala province, which killed 34 people. The militant group also targeted a popular market in Diyala last month, killing more than 115 people in one of the worst-single attacks to tear through the country in a decade.
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