11 people killed, injured in bomb blast southeast of Baghdad

Archival photo.
Archival photo.

( Baghdad – A source in the Iraqi police in Baghdad province said on Monday, that 11 people had been either killed or injured in a bomb blast southeast of Baghdad.

The source said in a statement obtained by, “This evening, an explosive device went off at a popular cafe in the neighborhood of al-Hakim in the area of Diyali Bridge, southeast of Baghdad, resulting in the death of two persons and wounding nine others,” noting that, “Ambualnces rushed to the area of the incident and transferred the injured to a nearby hospital for medical treatment and the two dead bodies to the forensic medicine authority.”

“A security cordon was¬†imposed around the area,” the source also added.

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