Baghdad bombing death toll rises to 147: police and medics

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Mourners carry the coffin of their relative, who was killed in a suicide vehicle bomb in the Karrada shopping area in Baghdad, during the funeral in Najaf, south of Baghdad, Iraq, July 3, 2016. Mourners carry the coffin of their relative, who was killed in a suicide vehicle bomb in the Karrada shopping area in Baghdad, during the funeral in Najaf, south of Baghdad, Iraq, July 3, 2016.

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The death toll from a double bomb attack in Baghdad has risen to 147 and another 35 people are missing, police and medical sources said on Monday.
Numbers rose as bodies were recovered from the rubble and people succumbed to their injuries, the officials added.
Islamic State claimed responsibility for the blasts on Saturday night into Sunday morning, the deadliest this year.
Mourners carry the coffin of their relative, who was killed in a suicide vehicle bomb in the Karrada shopping area in Baghdad, during the funeral in Najaf, south of Baghdad, Iraq, July 3, 2016.

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