Bomb blast kills, wounds 5 members of al-Hashed al-Shaabi in southern Baghdad

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Archival photo.

( Baghdad – A source in the Iraqi Ministry of Interior announced on Thursday, that five members of al-Hashed al-Shaabi were either killed or wounded in a bomb blast in southern Baghdad.

The source said in a statement received by, “A bomb exploded, at noon today, targeting a civilian car carrying five members of al-Hashed al-Shaabi while passing in Hor Rajab village in southern Baghdad, killing two of them and wounding three others including the driver, as well as causing material damage to the vehicle.”

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

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