Bomb explosion kills 1 person, wounds 8 others in southern Baghdad

Representational file photo.
Representational file photo.

( Baghdad – On Saturday, a source in the Iraqi Ministry of Interior stated, that nine people had been either killed or wounded in a bomb explosion that took place in southern Baghdad.

The source said in a statement followed by, “This morning, a bomb exploded near a popular market in al-Dawra area in southern Baghdad, killing one person and injuring eight others.”

The source, who asked to remain anonymous, added, “Ambulances rushed to the area of the incident and evacuated the wounded to a nearby hospital for treatment and the dead body to the forensic medicine department,” pointing out that, “A security force cordoned off the area and barred approaching it.”

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