VIDEO: Four killed in car bomb attack

A minibus loaded with explosives detonated on a crowded street in Baghdad, killing seven people, including two children, according to an Iraqi police official.

The explosion took place on Wednesday in the predominantly Shiite neighborhood of Sadr City.

The official said the bomb detonated near the district government office.

At least 18 people were wounded in the attack, including four children.

A hospital official confirmed the casualty figures. Both officials spoke anonymously, as they are not authorised to brief the media.

No one claimed responsibility for the attack.