Islamic State claims responsibility for Baghdad blasts that killed 31 | Reuters

BAGHDAD Islamic State claimed responsibility for a bomb attack that killed 31 people on Sunday in Baghdad's Shi'ite Sadr City district.

In a statement circulated online, Islamic State said that two suicide bombers had carried out the attack, killing and wounding "hundreds of polytheist rejectionists", as the ultra-hardline Sunni group refers to Shi'ite Muslims.

(Reporting by Baghdad newsroom; Editing by David Goodman)

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Published Date: Feb 28, 2016 21:16 PM | Updated Date: Feb 28, 2016 21:16 PM

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