A car bomb exploded in a mostly Shi’ite Muslim neighborhood of southeastern Baghdad on Wednesday, killing 11 people, police and hospital sources said.

The violence came a day after Baghdad witnessed one of its bloodiest days since U.S.-led air strikes against Islamic State insurgents in Iraq began in August.

The sources said the explosion, which also wounded 27 people, occurred near a local market. Eight of those killed were civilians and three were policemen. […]