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Bomb blast west of Baghdad leaves 2 casualties

Bomb blast west of Baghdad, 2 casualties
An IED blast site in Baghdad. File Photo

Baghdad (IraqiNews.com) Two persons had been wounded in the blast of an improvised explosive device, west of Baghdad, an official source told Alsumaria on Thursday.

The source said, “Today, an improvised explosive device, emplaced near shops in Euphrates neighborhood, west of Baghdad, exploded, resulting in the injury of two persons.”

“Security forces cordoned off the area of incident, while ambulances transferred the wounded to a nearby hospital,” the source added on condition of anonymity.

The capital, Baghdad, is witnessing several suicide attacks using booby-trapped vehicles, explosive vests and improvised explosive devices, as well as separate attacks against civilians and security members.



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