3 dead, 35 wounded in car bombing in Zubair District in Basra

Archival photo.
Archival photo.

( Basra – Head of Zubair District Council in the province of Basra announced on Monday, that 3 civilians have been killed and 35 were injured in a car bomb blast in the district.

Head of the council, Taleb Khalil al-Hasouna, said in an interview for, The suicide attack ,which took place near a number of shops in al-Halaqeen Street in the district, has resulted in 3 deaths and 35 injured,” noting that, “The casualties are all civilians, and some of the injured were transferred to hospitals due to their critical condition.”

He also added, “The attack is believed to be carried out by a booby-trapped vehicle,” pointing out that, “Many of the shops were badly damaged by the blast.”

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