At least 23 people were killed and 45 others injured in a suicide car bombing in Baghdad Monday. Police said the attack targeted a commercial area in Baghdad’s southwestern Amil neighborhood.
No one claimed responsibility for the attack, but the Islamic State group has been behind previous Baghdad bombings.
Iraqi forces have been battling the extremists in Mosul, the country’s second largest city, since October.
Iraq declared eastern Mosul “fully liberated” in January and is now fighting for the more densely populated western