8 people killed, wounded in bomb blast in southern Baghdad

Representational file photo.
Representational file photo.

( Baghdad – A source in the Iraqi Ministry of Interior announced on Wednesday, that eight people had been either killed or wounded in a bomb blast near a fruits and vegetables market in southern Baghdad.

The source said in a statement followed by, “This morning, a bomb exploded near Rasheed fruits and vegetables market in Abu Dshir neighborhood in al-Darwa District in southern Baghdad, killing one person and injuring five others.”

The source, who asked anonymity, added, “A security force rushed to the area and transferred the wounded to a nearby hospital for treatment and the dead body to the forensic medicine department, while a raid was carried out to search for the perpetrators of the bombing.”

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