Three people killed, injured in fifth bomb blast, east of Baghdad

A huge bomb explosion in the Iraqi capital Baghdad

Baghdad ( One person was killed, while two others were injured in a fifth bomb blast in east of the capital Baghdad, a security source said on Tuesday.

Speaking to AlSumaria News, the source said “a bomb, placed on the side of the road in Baghdad al-Jadida region, east of the capital, went off, in the evening, leaving a person killed and two others wounded.”

Security troops cordoned off the accident scene and transferred the wounded to hospital for treatment, while the victim’s body was taken to forensic medicine department, the source, who preferred anonymity, added.

Earlier today, two women were wounded in an explosion in al-Shaab region, northeast of Baghdad. Three people were injured in a car explosion in al-Sho’ala region, northeast of Baghdad. Two civilians were killed in explosion in al-Bayaa region, west of Baghdad, while another bomb blast left three people injured at the entrance of the banks region, north of the capital.

A total of 90 Iraqi civilians were killed, while 117 others were injured due to acts of violence and terrorism during the month of August, according to the monthly count by the United Nations Assistance Mission for Iraq (UNAMI).

The worst affected province was Baghdad with 77 civilian casualties (24 killed and 53 injured.) Then comes Nineveh with 39 casualties (29 killed and 10 injured). Anbar came in the third place with 32 casualties (6 killed and 26 injured).

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