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At Least 18 Dead in Explosion at Iraq Market, Security Official Says

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Last Updated: July 19, 2021, 22:32 IST

Baghdad

Several others were wounded in the bomb blast. (Representational photo)

Several others were wounded in the bomb blast. (Representational photo)

A terror attack using a locally-made IED in Woheilat Market in Sadr City, in east Baghdad, left several victims dead and others injured.

At least 18 people were killed in a bomb blast in a busy market in the Iraqi capital Baghdad, a security official told AFP. Several others were wounded in the bomb blast.

“A terror attack using a locally-made IED (improvised explosive device) in Woheilat Market in Sadr City, in east Baghdad, left several victims dead and others injured,” Iraq’s interior ministry said in a statement.

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first published:July 19, 2021, 22:32 IST
last updated:July 19, 2021, 22:32 IST