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Citizens inspect the scene after a car bomb explosion at a crowded outdoor market in the Iraqi capital's eastern district of Sadr City, Iraq, Sunday, Jan 8, 2017. An Iraqi official says a suicide bombing in a bustling commercial area in the Iraqi capital has killed several civilians. (AP Photo/ Karim Kadim)

ISIS claimed responsibility for Baghdad suicide bombings that killed at least 23 people


ISIS has claimed responsibility for suicide bombings in Baghdad that killed at least 23 people on Sunday.

One bomber blew his car up in a market in the Sadr City neighborhood, killing at least seven people and wounding 15 more. Brig. Gen. Saad Maan said soldiers had spotted the bomber and tried to stop him but failed.

In a separate attack, a bomber blew himself up at a market in a mostly Shiite neighborhood, killing nine people. Three more bombings killed a total of seven people.  

Suicide Bombing 1-8-16

WATCH | This video shows the aftermath of the attack.

Here's a look at Sunday's bombings. Baghdad has seen near-constant attacks in recent months

The Associated Press contributed to this report.

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