Iraq suicide bomb: Shia pilgrims among nearly 80 dead - BBC News:
The road stop was full of people returning from commemorating Arbaeen in the holy city of Karbala. Many of the dead were reportedly Iranians.
The jihadist group Islamic State said it carried out the attack.
It claimed that as many as 200 people had been killed and wounded in the blast, in a statement delivered by its news agency Amaq.