7 people killed, wounded in bomb blast in southern Baghdad

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( Baghdad – A source in the Ministry of Interior announced on Monday, that seven people had been either killed or wounded in a bomb blast in southern Baghdad.

The source said in a statement obtained by, “An improvised explosive device exploded, at noon today, near Shurgat al-Baya in southern Baghdad, killing two people and wounding five others.”

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 carried out an operation to search for the perpetrators of the bombing.”

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