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Suicide attack kills 8, injures 16 in western Iraq

Baghdad, The suicide attack in al-Ghaem area, Al Anbar Province , western Iraq has claimed the lives of 8 people and injured 16 more, Iraqi sources said on Wednesday.

Iraq's security office information center in a statement announced that the accident happened in southern part of Al-Ghaem area.

The security forces became suspicious about a car and started shooting to stop it, the statement reads.

Due to the fact that the car was laden with bomb, it was detonated and caused the accident.

According to the statement the area is under the control of security forces.

Source: Islamic Republic News Agency - IRNA

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