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Two persons killed, four others wounded in bomb blast, attacks in Baghdad

The explosion of a booby-trapped vehicle. File photo.


Baghdad (IraqiNews.com) Two security personnel were killed, while four civilians were wounded in a bomb blast and armed attacks in Baghdad, security sources said.

Speaking to Alghad Press, a source said, “unidentified gunmen targeted, today, a house in Gisr Diyala region, using a hand grenade. Two persons of the family in the house were wounded.”

Meanwhile, another police source said a conscript from Interior Ministry was killed in a bomb blast, west of Baghdad.

“A bomb, placed under a vehicle, driven by a conscript, exploded in the morning, while passing in al-Subaihat region, west of Baghdad, leaving him killed,” the source said told AlSumaria News.

In related news, a tribal fighter was killed, while two others were wounded in armed attack in south of Baghdad.

“Unidentified gunmen opened fire against a checkpoint of the Tribal Mobilization Forces in Ersan region, south of Baghdad,” the source said.

“One of them was killed, while two others were wounded,” the source added.

The victims were transferred to forensic medicine department, while the wounded were taken to hospitals for treatment, the sources said.

114 Iraqi civilians were killed, while 244 others were wounded as result of terrorism, violence and armed conflicts, according to a monthly release by the United Nations Assistance Mission for Iraq (UNAMI), issued on Wednesday.

Baghdad was the worst affected Governorate, coming in the first place with 177 civilian casualties (38 killed, 139 injured). Anbar province followed with 36 killed and 55 injured, and then Kirkuk with 18 killed and 33 injured.


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