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IED blast in southern Baghdad, five casualties

An Iraqi policeman holds a wrapped defused land mine, meant to be used as an improvised bomb, found on a road in Baghdad's Sadr city, January 6, 2006. REUTERS/Kareem Raheem
An Iraqi policeman holds a wrapped defused land mine, meant to be used as an improvised bomb, found on a road in Baghdad’s Sadr city, January 6, 2006. REUTERS/Kareem Raheem


(IraqiNews.com) Baghdad – A source in the Ministry of Interior reported of five casualties in southern Baghdad due to the explosion of an improvised explosive device.

Sharing details about the incident the source said, “This morning an IED exploded near a lake at¬†Suteih village in Madain district in southern Baghdad, killing two persons and wounding three others.”

“Security forces rushed to the area and transferred the wounded to a nearby hospital and the dead bodies to the forensic. They further cordoned off the area and barred anyone from approaching it,” the source added.


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