(CNN) —  

At least 28 people were killed and 36 others wounded in a suicide bombing in Iraq on Friday evening.

Police officials in Baghdad said a man wearing an explosive vest blew himself up in a crowded park in the al-Qahira neighborhood in northeastern Baghdad.

Most of those killed and wounded were children and women, police said.

Al-Qahira is predominantly Shiite neighborhood.

CNN’s Mohammed Tawfeeq contributed to this report.