Bomb blast kills, wounds 8 people in western Baghdad

Archival photo
Archival photo.

( Baghdad – A source in the Ministry of Interior announced on Wednesday, that eight people had been either killed or wounded in a bomb blast in western Baghdad.

The source said in a statement followed by, “This evening, an explosive device exploded near a popular cafe in al-Iskan neighborhood in western Baghdad, killing one person and injuring seven others.”

The source, who asked anonymity, added, “A security force rushed to the area and transferred the wounded to a nearby hospital for treatment and the dead body to the forensic medicine department, while a raid operation was carried out to search for the perpetrators of the bombing.”

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