Al Qaeda Claims Responsibility for Deadly Attack on Iraqi Army Recruits

Terror group is blamed for a massive homicide bombing in a crowded Baghdad army recruit center as Iraqi security forces try to bolster their ranks to prepare for the U.S. military's looming withdrawal after seven years of war. (Warning: Graphic Content)

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    Baghdad Army Recruit Bombing

    Aug. 17: A mobile phone video image taken at the scene where at least 60 people were killed and 125 wounded in Baghdad when a bomber blew himself up among hundreds of army recruits who had gathered near a military headquarters in the Iraqi capital.
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    Baghdad Army Recruit Bombing

    Aug. 17: A mobile phone video image taken at the scene where at least 60 people were killed and 125 wounded in Baghdad when a bomber blew himself up among hundreds of army recruits who had gathered near a military headquarters in the Iraqi capital.
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    Baghdad Army Recruit Bombing

    Aug. 17: An injured man is taken a way from the scene of the Baghdad attack that is one of the bloodiest bombings in months in the Iraqi capital.
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    Baghdad Army Recruit Bombing

    Aug. 17: An injured man is comforted by his mother at a hospital in Baghdad, Iraq, after deadly blast among dozens of Iraqi army recruits.
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    Baghdad Army Recruit Bombing

    Aug. 17: Victims of the Baghdad attack are tended at a hospital after blast near a military headquarters wounded dozens.
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    Baghdad Army Recruit Bombing

    Aug. 17: Iraqi security forces inspect the scene of an attack in Baghdad after a homicide bomber blew himself up among hundreds of army recruits
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