9 people killed, wounded in bomb blast in Latifiya area south of Baghdad

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Archival photo.

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

The source said in a brief statement received by, “A bomb exploded, this morning, near a popular market in Latifiya area south of Baghdad, killing two people and wounding seven others.”

The source, who requested anonymity, added, “A security force rushed to the area and transferred the wounded to a nearby hospital for treatment and the dead bodies to the forensic medicine department, while strict measures were taken in anticipation of the presence of other bombs.”

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