115 people killed in ISIS car bomb attack after truck loaded with explosives was detonated in crowded marketplace in Iraq
Carnage: People gather at the scene of a suicide car bombing at a busy market in the Diyala province
- Hundreds of Shiites gathered at market to celebrate the end of Ramadan
- But turned into a scene of horror when the truck exploded on Friday night
- There are thought to be 170 people injured and 115 dead in the attack
- Anger at the government for failing to protect men, women and children
ISIS suicide bombers have killed 115 men, women and children as they gathered in a marketplace in eastern Iraq to mark the end of the Islamic holy month.
The extremists drove a truck loaded with explosives into the town of Khan Beni Saad on Friday evening, before they detonated the bombs and turned what should have been celebrations into a scene of horror, with body parts scattered across the market.
At least 170 people were injured, police officialsin Diyala province said, while the death toll in Khan Beni Saad is understood to be 115 – making this one of the deadliest attacks in a decade.