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Soldier killed, 13 others wounded by mortar shell attack in western Baghdad

Archival photo.
Archival photo.


(IraqiNews.com) Baghdad – A source in the Iraqi police said on Saturday, that a soldier was killed and 13 others were injured in a mortar shell attack in western Baghdad.

The source said in a statement obtained by IraqiNews.com, “Today, militants fired several mortar shells targeting the headquarters of the army in the district of Abu Ghraib west of Baghdad, resulting in the death of one soldier and wounding 13 others.”

The source also added, “The security forces transferred the injured to a nearby hospital and the dead body to the forensic medicine authority.”


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