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Security forces dismantle IED near Antar Square in Baghdad

Security forces dismantle IED near Antar Square in Baghdad
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Baghdad (IraqiNews) A police source informed, on Wednesday, that security forces dismantled an improvised explosive device (IED) near Antar Square, in Azamiyah area in the capital, Baghdad. He also pointed out that the operation did not result in any casualties.

The source said in a press statement that security forces from the Bomb Squad dismantled a local-made improvised explosive device, which was emplaced near Antar Square, in Azamiyah area, in Baghdad.

He further added, on condition of anonymity, that the dismantlement of the bomb did not result in any casualties.

The Iraqi capital is witnessing numerous bombings and armed attacks against security members, paramilitary troops and civilians. The attacks escalated since the Iraqi government launched a wide-scale campaign to retake Islamic State-occupied areas.



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