September 29, 2015 / 9:40 AM / 2 years ago

Islamic State claims responsibility for car bomb attack in Baghdad: statement

Residents look at wreckage at the site of a car bomb attack in Baghdad, Iraq September 29, 2015. REUTERS/Khalid al-Mousily

BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Islamic State claimed responsibility on Tuesday for a car bomb attack in central Baghdad that killed four people and wounded 11 others.

In a statement posted online, the Sunni Muslim militant group said it detonated a car bomb on Monday that had targeted police and militia fighters.

Reporting by Ahmed Rasheed; Editing by Hugh Lawson

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