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Bomb blast kills, wounds 9 people in al-Obeidi area east of Baghdad

Archival photo.
Archival photo.

(IraqiNews.com) Baghdad – A source in the Ministry of Interior asserted on Thursday, that nine people had been either killed or injured in a bomb blast east of Baghdad.

The source, who requested anonymity, said in a statement received by IraqiNews.com, “This evening, an explosive device went off near a number of shops in the area of al-Obeidi east of Baghdad, resulting in the death of two persons and wounding seven others.”

“A security force rushed to the area of the incident, while transferred the injured to a nearby hospital to receive medical treatment and the dead bodies to the forensic medicine authority,” the source added.



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