8 people killed, wounded in bomb blast in western Baghdad

Archival photo.
Archival 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 in western Baghdad.

The source said in a statement followed by, “This morning, a bomb exploded near a fruits and vegetables market in Amiriya area in western Baghdad, killing one person and wounding seven 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 cordoned off the area of the incident and barred approaching it.”

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