Bomb blast kills, wounds 8 people near popular market east of Baghdad

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Archival photo

( Baghdad – On Wednesday, a security source in the Ministry of Interior announced, that eight people had been either killed or wounded in a bomb blast near a popular market east of Baghdad.

The source said in a statement received by, “This afternoon, a bomb exploded near a popular market in al-Obeidi District east of Baghdad, killing two people and wounding six others.”

He added, “An ambulance rushed to the area and transferred the wounded to a nearby hospital to receive treatment and the dead bodies to the forensic medicine department, while the security force cordoned off the area and barred approaching it.”

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