Blast in northern Baghdad: Six casualties reported

A bomb blast. Archival photo.
A bomb blast. Archival photo.

( Baghdad – Iraqi Ministry of Defense revealed on Wednesday about the casualties of at least six (6) people in an explosion of an improvised explosive device in northern Baghdad.

In a statement, a copy of which was received by Iraqi News, the ministry stated, “An improvised explosive device exploded, at noon today near a popular market in al-Hussieniyah area in northern Baghdad. One person was killed and five others were injured in the blast.”

“Security forces rushed to the blast area and transferred the injured to a nearby hospital for immediate medical attention. The body of the deceased has been sent for forensic examination. A security cordon was imposed in the incident area,” the statement added.

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