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Civilian killed, six injured in armed attack, two bomb blasts in Baghdad

The aftermath of the car bomb explosion that hits Hit District today, March 9.

Baghdad (IraqiNews.com) A civilian was killed, while six others were wounded in an armed attack and two bomb blasts in Baghdad, security sources said.

Speaking to AlSumaria News on Saturday, a source said, “unknown gunmen on a motorbike opened fire against a civilian near his house, located in Sabaa al-Bour region in north of Baghdad, leaving him immediately dead.”

“Security troops arrived to the accident spot and transferred the victim to forensic medicine department,” the source said.

In related news, another source said, “a bomb, planted near stores in Husseiniyet al-Rashidiya region, exploded leaving five civilians wounded.”

“Another civilian was injured as an explosive device went off in Arab Jabour region, south of Baghdad,” the source told Baghdad Today.

Moreover, the source, who spoke on condition of anonymity, added that “unknown gunmen stole 24 million Iraqi dinars from a civilian before running away.”

A monthly count by the United Nations Assistance Mission in Iraq (UNAMI), which excludes security members deaths, said 196 civilians were killed, while 381 others were wounded due to violence and armed conflicts during the month of September. The fatalities included 10 foreign nationals. Baghdad was the most affected province with 37 deaths and 157 injuries. Dhi Qar province came in the second place with 82 killed and 93 injured. Anbar came in the third place with 20 killed and 46 injured.



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