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

Archival photo.
Archival photo.

( Baghdad – A source in the Ministry of Interior announced on Saturday, that six members of al-Hashed al-Shaabi had been either killed or wounded in a bomb blast in southern Baghdad.

The source said in a press statement obtained by, “A bomb exploded on a civilian car carrying members of al-Hashed al-Shaabi in Latifiya vicinity in Mahmudiya District in southern Baghdad, killing two members and wounding four others.”

The source, who spoke on condition of 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 cordoned off the area of the incident and barred approaching it.”

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