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Explosion injures 11 in Iraq’s Baghdad: Police

Arab World Materials 1 July 2021 06:56
Explosion injures 11 in Iraq’s Baghdad: Police

At least 11 people were wounded in an explosion on Wednesday in Baghdad’s Sadr City neighbourhood, Iraqi police and medical workers said, Trend reports citing Alarabiya news.

A military statement said an explosion took place in Sadr City but gave no details.

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There was no immediate claim of responsibility. It was the second attack to hit Sadr City and the third to target a busy market this year in Baghdad.

In April four people were killed and 20 wounded in a car bomb attack in the same neighbourhood. And in January a suicide attack killed at least 32 people in a crowded market.

Both attacks were claimed by Islamic State militants.

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