Bomb blast to the south of Baghdad, eleven casualties

The aftermath of a bomb blast in Baghdad.
A bomb blast site in Baghdad. File Photo

( Baghdad – A source in the Iraqi Ministry of Interior informed on Sunday that a bomb blast to the south of Baghdad killed two persons and injured nine others.

Sharing details the source said, “A bomb exploded at noon today near a popular market at Mahmudiya district to the south of Baghdad. Two persons were killed and nine others were severely injured.”

“Security forces rushed to the area and transferred the injured to Mahmudiyah Hospital. The bodies of the deceased were sent to the forensic department. Anticipating the presence of other bombs in the area, forces have taken strong measures to prevent further damage,” the source further added seeking anonymity.

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