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Bomb blast leaves three dead and three injured

Iraqi security forces inspect the site of a car bomb attack. Archival photo.
Iraqi security forces inspect the site of a car bomb attack. Archival photo.


(IraqiNews.com) Diyali – Three members of al-Hashed al-Asha’ari were killed while three others were seriously injured in a bomb blast that rocked Hanbas village to the northeast of Baqubah on Wednesday. This was informed by a local source in Diyali province.

IraqiNews.com was further informed by the source that, “An explosive, which was emplaced in the orchards of Hanbas village (45 km northeast of Baqubah), went off while a patrolling team of the al-Hashed al-Sha’bi was carrying out cleansing operations. The blast triggered wide spread chaos and three members of the patrolling party were killed while three others were seriously injured.”

Adding further the source said, “Security personnel transferred the injured to a nearby hospital and the bodies of the deceased were sent for forensic investigation. The blast is being now investigated upon.”


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