July 18, 2015 / 7:24 PM / in 2 years

White house condemns Islamic State attack in Iraq

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The White House said on Saturday that it condemned an Islamic State attack on Friday that killed more than 100 people at a market in an Iraqi town, calling it “yet another painful examples of the atrocities” committed by the group.

A member from the Shi'ite paramilitary walks past the site of Friday's suicide car attack at a market in Khan Bani Saad, northeast of Baghdad, July 18, 2015. REUTERS/Ahmed Saad

“The United States remains steadfast in its commitment to work with Prime Minister (Haider) al-Abadi and our partners in Iraq and the international community to bring an end to ISIL’s depravity,” said White House National Security Council spokesman Ned Price, in a statement.

Reporting by Roberta Rampton; Editing by Sandra Maler

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