A homicide bomber wearing a vest laden with explosives blew himself up Sunday inside a popular Baghdad (search) kebab restaurant at lunchtime, killing at least 16 people and injuring at least 25 others, police, officials said.

The attack took place 2:45 p.m. at the Zarzour (search) restaurant, one of Baghdad's most popular, around lunchtime. The injured were taken to Baghdad's Yarmouk hospital (search).