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Bomb blast wounds 3 elements of army patrol south of Baghdad

The ruins of a vehicle of an army patrol caused by a car bomb. Archival photo.
The ruins of a vehicle of an army patrol caused by a car bomb. Archival photo.


(IraqiNews.com) Baghdad – A source within the police force in Baghdad said on Tuesday, that three soldiers had been injured in a bomb blast that took place south of the capital, Baghdad.

The source told reporters in a statement followed by Iraqi News, “At noon, an explosive device that was planted on the road side in the area of Arab Jabour, south of Baghdad, has went off while an army patrol was passing in [the area], resulting in the injury of three soldiers.”

The source, who requested to remain anonymous, added, “The explosion also resulted in damage to a Hummer vehicle, while the injured were transferred to the hospital to receive medical treatment.”


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