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Explosion in southern Baghdad, 7 casualties

The aftermath of a bomb blast in Baghdad.  File photo.
The aftermath of a bomb blast in Baghdad. File photo.


(IraqiNews.com) Baghdad – A source in the Ministry of Interior revealed that seven persons have been either killed or wounded in a bomb blast in southern Baghdad.

Sharing further details with Iraqi News, the source informed, “An improvised explosive device exploded, at noon today, near a sheep market in Madain district in southern Baghdad, killing two persons and wounding five others.”

“Security forces rushed to the area and evacuated the wounded to a nearby hospital and the bodies to the forensic medicine department, and cordoned off the area and barred approaching it,” the source added.


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