Explosion in central Baghdad kills one, wounds nine

By REUTERS
March 29, 2016 08:31

 
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BAGHDAD - At least one person was killed and nine wounded in an explosion on Tuesday morning in central Baghdad, the independent al-Sumaria TV said, citing a police source.

The blast happened near a gathering of workers in the crowded Bab Sharji commercial district, it said.

A police spokesman earlier reported the blast without giving a casualty toll or details on whether it was an explosive device or a suicide bombing.

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