ISIS claims responsibility for bombing a bus that killed 12 near Karbala, Iraq

UNITED STATES, WASHINGTON (OBSERVATORY) — The Islamic State group, through its Amaq agency, claimed responsibility on Saturday for the bombing of a bus that killed 12 people near the Iraqi city of Karbala.

An explosion targeting a bus near the southern Iraqi city of Karbala killed at least 12 people and wounded several others on Friday, Iraqi security services said.

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

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