Death toll in Baghdad market bombing jumps to 28

BAGHDAD (AP) – Iraqi officials have raised the death toll from a car bombing earlier in the day at an outdoor market in a Shiite-dominated neighborhood of Baghdad to at least 28 killed.

A police officer says the explosion Tuesday in the northeastern Shaab neighborhood also wounded up to 65 people.

The attack was carried out with an explosives-laden car that was parked near the market. The officer spoke on condition of anonymity as he was not authorized to talk to reporters.

No one immediately claimed responsibility for the attack.

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