Suicide bombing kills 2 soldiers and injures 3 others

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( Baghdad – Baghdad Operations Command announced on Wednesday that two soldiers were killed and three others were injured in a suicide bombing that took place near an army post south of Baghdad.

Command’s spokesperson Saad Moen, in a statement issued to the media )copy also obtained by Iraqi News), said, “A suicide bomber wearing an explosive belt blew himself up near an army post on the international highway near al-Yusifiya [area],” adding, “Two soldiers were killed and three others were injured in the explosion.”

“Security forces cordoned off the blast area and while transferred the injured to a nearby hospital. The body of the two deceased soldiers were sent for forensic tests,” he added.

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