Bomb blast kills, wounds 15 people, including Iraqi army members, south of Baghdad

Archival photo.
Archival photo.

( Baghdad – A source in the Iraqi Interior Ministry announced on Sunday, that at least 15 people, including Iraqi army members, had been either killed or wounded in a bomb blast that targeted a military convoy south of Baghdad.

The source said in a brief statement received by, “This evening, a car bomb exploded targeting a convoy of the Iraqi army while it was passing in Latifiya vicinity, south of Baghdad, killing two civilians and wounding nine others, including four members of the convoy.”

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

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