Iraq began three days of national mourning on Monday for the 142 people killed by a suicide bombing in a busy Baghdad shopping district claimed by Islamic State (IS) group jihadists, the deadliest attack in the capital this year.

Baghdad bomb attack: Iraq begins three days of national mourning

Iraq began three days of national mourning on Monday for the 142 people killed by a suicide bombing in a busy Baghdad shopping district claimed by Islamic State (IS) group jihadists, the deadliest attack in the capital this year.