At least 83 people have been killed in two separate bomb attacks in Baghdad, Iraq. 

A car bomb attack hit a market in Karada, a busy shopping district in the centre of Baghdad, killing 78 people and wounding 160, according to police and hospital officials.

The attack tstruck as families and young people were out on the streets after breaking their daylight fast for the Muslim holy month of Ramadan.

Isis claimed responsibility for the attack, releasing a statement to say a suicide car bomber targeted Shiites and warning “the raids of the mujahedeen [holy warriors] against the Rafidha [Shiites] apostates will not stop”.

Shortly after the first bombing, an improvised explosive device went off in eastern Baghdad, killing five people and wounding 16. There was no immediate claim of responsibility for the second attack.

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