Bomb blast south of Baghdad leaves 5 casualties

Bomb blast south of Baghdad leaves 5 casualties
Iraqi firefighters distinguish a fire at the scene of a bomb blast in Baghdad.

Baghdad ( An informed source revealed that one person was killed and four others were wounded in the explosion of an improvised explosive device, south of Baghdad, Alsumaria News reported on Thursday.

The source said that an improvised explosive device, emplaced near shops in al-M’alef area south of Baghdad, exploded at afternoon today, killing one person and wounding four others.

Security forces cordoned off the area of explosion, and transferred the wounded to a nearby hospital and the body to the forensic medicine department, the source added on condition of anonymity.

The capital, Baghdad, is witnessing several attacks using booby-trapped vehicles and explosive vest, as well as separate attacks against civilians and security forces.

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