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Source: Bomb blast kills civilian, wounds 5 others south of Kirkuk

Archival photo.
Archival photo.

(IraqiNews.com) Kirkuk – A security source in Kirkuk province said on Sunday, that a civilian was killed and five others were wounded in a bomb blast that targeted the families fleeing from ISIS south of the province.

The source said in a brief statement received by IraqiNews.com, “This afternoon, an explosive device that was emplaced by ISIS elements in the southern axis of Kirkuk exploded during the escape of a family that was attempting to access to the Peshmerga sites, resulting in the death of one civilian and wounding five of his family [members].”

The source, who requested anonymity, added: “A force from the Peshmerga evacuated the dead body to the forensic medicine department and the injured to a nearby hospital.”



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