8 people killed, wounded in bomb blast near popular market in western Baghdad

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Archival photo.

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

The source said in a statement received by, “This evening, an explosive device exploded near a popular market in Euphrates neighborhood in western Baghdad, killing one person and injuring seven others.”

The source, who asked anonymity, added, “Ambulances rushed to the area and transferred the wounded to a nearby hospital for treatment and the dead body to the forensic medicine department, while cordoned off the area and prevented approaching it.”

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