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Gunmen kill civilian in southeast Baghdad

A civilian was killed in an armed attack in southeast of Baghdad, a police source told The Baghdad Post on Thursday.

The source added that "unidentified gunmen opened fire with concealed weapons, targeting a civilian while passing through old bridge of Diyala, southeast of Baghdad, killing him immediately."

The source, who asked to be unnamed, said that the security forces have cordoned the crime scene, adding that the body of the victim was transferred to a forensic medicine department.