Islamic State claims truck car bomb in Baghdad's Sadr City: statement

CAIRO (Reuters) - Islamic State claimed responsibility on Thursday for a truck bomb attack at a crowded marketplace in the Baghdad district of Sadr City which killed at least 76 people and wounded more than 200 others. In a statement posted online, the Sunni Muslim militant group said it had targeted the army and militia fighters in the Shi'ite neighborhood. (Reporting by Omar Fahmy; Writing by Stephen Kalin; Editing by Robin Pomeroy)