At least 52 people are reported to have been killed in a bomb attack in Baghdad. The blast tore through a a market in Sadr City, a Shi’ite area of the capital. Around 45 people were wounded in the explosion.It is not clear who was to blame, but sectarian violence between Shi’ites and Sunnis has taken a heavy toll in recent years. US troops are due to hand over security control to Iraqi forces in cities and towns in six days.
52 dead in Iraq market bomb blast