Bomb blast kills, wounds 11 people near football stadium in southern Baghdad

Archival photo.
Archival photo.

( Baghdad – A source in the Ministry of Interior announced on Saturday, that 11 people had been either killed or wounded in a bomb blast near a football stadium in southern Baghdad.

The source said in a statement received by, “On Thursday evening, a bomb exploded near a football stadium in al-Wardiya area in Madain District in southern Baghdad during a match between popular teams, killing two people and injuring nine others.”

The source, who asked anonymity, added, “A security force rushed to the area and transferred the wounded to a nearby hospital to receive treatment and the dead bodies to the forensic medicine department, while imposed a security cordon on the area of the incident.”

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