10 people killed, wounded in bomb blast in southern Baghdad

(IraqiNews.com) Baghdad – On Wednesday, a source in the Ministry of Interior announced, that ten people had been either killed or wounded in a bomb blast in southern Baghdad.

The source said in a statement obtained by IraqiNews.com, “This morning, a bomb exploded near a popular market in the district of Abu Dashir in Dawra area in southern Baghdad, killing one person and injuring nine others.”

The source, who asked anonymity, added, “A security force rushed to the area and transferred the wounded to a nearby hospital for treatment and the dead body to the forensic medicine department, while cordoned off the area of the incident and barred approaching it.”