IS claims Baghdad bombing that killed 15

An Iraqi man stands in front of a damaged shop in Baghdad's Karrada district on May 3, 2015The Islamic State group Sunday claimed responsibility for a car bomb attack outside a popular Baghdad restaurant that killed 15 people, including four policemen and a media figure. Saturday's attack, one of the deadliest in the Iraqi capital this year, took place in Karrada, a district packed with shops and restaurants. It was the latest in a series of similar bombings in Baghdad. IS radio Al-Bayan said the jihadist group carried out the attack and targeted a Shiite militia helping Iraq's government forces fight the extremist militants.


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