5 members of al-Hashed al-Shaabi killed, wounded in bomb blast in southern Baghdad

Archival photo.
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 targeted their vehicle in southern Baghdad.

The source said in a statement followed by, “This morning, a bomb exploded targeting a vehicle belonging to al-Hashed al-Shaabi members, while passing in Hor Rajab village in al-Darwa area in southern Baghdad, killing two of its occupants and wounding three others including the driver.”

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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