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

Archival photo
Archival photo.

( Baghdad – A source in the Iraqi Ministry of Interior revealed on Tuesday, that six members of al-Hashed al-Shaabi were either killed or wounded in a bomb blast targeted their patrol in western Baghdad.

The source said in a statement received by, “This morning, a bomb exploded targeting a patrol of al-Hashed al-Shaabi members in the district of Abu Ghraib (20 West km of Baghdad), killing two of its members and wounding four others, as well as causing material damage to the vehicle.”

The source, who asked anonymity, added, “A security force rushed to the area and evacuated 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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