5 police elements killed, wounded in bombing in northern Baghdad

A blast ripped through a car in Baghdad. Archival photo.
A blast ripped through a car in Baghdad. Archival photo.

( Baghdad – On Wednesday, a source in the Ministry of Interior said, that five (5) elements of the police had been either killed or wounded in the explosion of an improvised explosive device that targeted their patrol in northern Baghdad.

“This morning, an improvised explosive device exploded targeting a police patrol while it was passing in al-Mashahda vicinity in Tarmiyah District in northern Baghdad, killing one of the patrol’s members and wounding four others, as well as causing material damage to the vehicle,” this was stated according to information shared by the source.

The information added, “Ambulances rushed to the area of incident and transferred the wounded to a hospital for [medical] treatment and the dead body to the forensic medicine department.”

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