9 people killed, wounded in bomb blast in northern Baghdad

Archival photo
Archival photo.

( Baghdad – A source in the Iraqi Ministry of Interior announced on Monday, that nine people had been either killed or wounded in a bomb blast near a restaurant in northern Baghdad.

The source said in a statement followed by, “This morning, an explosive device exploded near a popular restaurant in Sabaa al-Bour area in northern Baghdad, killing two people and wounding 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 bodies to the forensic medicine department, while the security forces imposed a security cordon on the area of the incident and barred approaching it.”

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