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10 Civilians Killed in Multiple Bomb Blasts Around Iraq’s Baghdad

In Multiple bomb blasts through residential neighborhoods in and around the Iraqi capital, Baghdad At least 10 people have been killed and 37 others have been wounded.

A security source, speaking on condition of anonymity, said three people lost their lives and nine others sustained injuries when an improvised explosive device went off close to a market popular with mechanics in Sheikh Omar neighborhood of central Baghdad on Saturday; Press TV reported.

Other bomb attacks struck the southern al-Obaidi and al-Rashid neighborhoods plus the town of Abu Ghraib, located some 25 kilometers west of Baghdad.

There were no immediate claims of responsibility for the acts of violence. However, Iraqi authorities usually blame such attacks on the Daesh Takfiri group.

The United Nations Assistance Mission for Iraq (UNAMI) says a total of 1,792 Iraqis were killed and 1,358 others injured in acts of terrorism, violence and armed conflict in October.

According to the UN mission, the number of civilian fatalities stood at 1,120. Violence also claimed the lives of 672 members of the Iraqi security forces. A great portion of the fatalities was recorded in the capital province of Baghdad, where 268 civilians were killed.

A security source, speaking on condition of anonymity, said three people lost their lives and nine others sustained injuries when an improvised explosive device went off close to a market popular with mechanics in Sheikh Omar neighborhood of central Baghdad on Saturday.

Other bomb attacks struck the southern al-Obaidi and al-Rashid neighborhoods plus the town of Abu Ghraib, located some 25 kilometers west of Baghdad.

There were no immediate claims of responsibility for the acts of violence. However, Iraqi authorities usually blame such attacks on the Daesh Takfiri group.

The United Nations Assistance Mission for Iraq (UNAMI) says a total of 1,792 Iraqis were killed and 1,358 others injured in acts of terrorism, violence and armed conflict in October.

According to the UN mission, the number of civilian fatalities stood at 1,120. Violence also claimed the lives of 672 members of the Iraqi security forces. A great portion of the fatalities was recorded in the capital province of Baghdad, where 268 civilians were killed.

Source: Al Alam


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