9 people killed, wounded in bomb blast in eastern Baghdad

Archival photo.
Archival photo.

( Baghdad – A source in the Ministry of Interior announced on Tuesday, that nine people had been either killed or wounded in a bomb blast near a popular market in eastern Baghdad.

The source said in a statement obtained by, “This morning, a bomb exploded near a popular market in al-Amin area in eastern Baghdad, killing two people and wounding seven others,” pointing out that, “Ambulances rushed to the area and transferred the wounded to a nearby hospital for treatment and the dead bodies to the forensic medicine department.”

The source, who asked anonymity, added, “A security force cordoned off the area of the incident and barred approaching it.”

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