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5 police elements killed, wounded in bomb blast in southern Baghdad

Archival photo
Archival photo

(IraqiNews.com) Baghdad – A source in the Iraqi Ministry of Interior announced on Tuesday, that five police elements were either killed or wounded in a bomb blast targeted their patrol in southern Baghdad.

The source said in a press interview, “This morning, a bomb exploded on a police patrol while passing in al-Yusufiyah District in southern Baghdad, killing one of its occupants and wounding four others, in addition to causing material damage to the vehicle.”

The source, on condition of anonymity, added, “A security force rushed to the area and transferred the wounded to a nearby hospital for treatment and the dead body to the forensic medicine department, while a raid was carried out to search for the perpetrators of the bombing.”



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