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13 people killed, wounded in bomb blast in northern Baghdad

Archival photo.
Archival photo.

(IraqiNews.com) Baghdad – A source in the Iraqi Ministry of Interior announced on Saturday, that 13 people, mostly members of the Iraqi army, had been either killed or wounded in a suicide bombing in northern Baghdad.

The source said in a statement followed by IraqiNews.com, “A suicide bomber wearing an explosive belt blew up himself, at noon today, on a gathering of army members in al-Thubat neighborhood in Tarmiya District in northern Baghdad, killing two soldiers and wounding nine others, including two civilians.”

The source, who asked anonymity, added, “Ambulances rushed to the area and transferred the wounded to a nearby hospital for treatment and the dead bodies to the forensic medicine department, while strict procedures had been taken in anticipation of similar attacks.”



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