19 people killed, wounded in bomb blast targeted mourners inside cemetery north of Hillah

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( Babel – The Ministry of Interior announced on Thursday, that 19 people had been either killed or wounded in the explosion of an explosive device targeted mourners inside a cemetery north of Hillah (100 km south of Baghdad).

The Ministry of Interior spokesman Brigadier General Saad Maan said in a press statement received by, “Today, an improvised explosive device exploded targeting mourners inside al-Sahwa cemetery in al-Iskandaria area (55 km north of Babel).”

Maan added, “The explosion resulted in the killing of five people and wounding of 14 others.”

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