12 people killed, wounded in al-Saidiya car bomb explosion

Archival photo
Archival photo

( Baghdad – A source in the Iraqi Ministry of Interior announced on Monday, that at least 12 people, including visitors, who came to commemorate the death of Imam al-Kazim, were either killed or wounded in a car bomb explosion south of Baghdad.

The source said in a statement followed by, “The outcome of the car bomb explosion that targeted a convoy of visitors who were commemorating the death of Imam al-Kazim in al-Saidiya District south of Baghdad reached three dead and nine wounded.”

The source, who asked anonymity, added, “A security force rushed to the area and transferred the wounded to a nearby hospital for treatment and the dead bodies to the forensic medicine department, while cordoned off the area and prevented approaching it.”

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