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Policeman killed, 3 more wounded in bomb blast near Baghdad

Policeman killed, 3 more wounded in bomb blast near Baghdad
The ruins of a vehicle of a police patrol caused by a car bomb. File photo.


Baghdad (IraqiNews.com) An official source declared that a policeman was killed, while three others were wounded in a bomb blast, in southern Baghdad, Alsumaria News reported on Thursday.

The source said, “An improvised explosive device, emplaced on the roadside in Hur Rajab area in southern Baghdad exploded, while a police patrol was passing in the area, killing a policeman and wounding three others.”

“Security forces cordoned off the area of incident, while ambulances transferred the wounded to a nearby hospital and the body to the forensic medicine department, the source further added.

Earlier today, another explosion hit a popular market in al-Mahmudiyah area, in southern Baghdad, wounding two civilians.


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