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13 civilians killed, injured in suicide explosion in Baqubah

Explosion in central Baqubah

A suicide bomber detonated himself near a security checkpoint in central Baqubah in Diyala killing and injuring 13 civilians, a security source said on Sunday.

In a press statement, the source said that a suicide bomber wearing an explosive belt detonated himself at al-Muhafazah street killing three civilians and injuring 10 others.

Security forces cordoned off the incident area and moved the injured to a nearby hospital to receive proper treatment and the deceased to the forensic department.

The Iraqi cities are witnessing a state of insecurity and chaos as terror attacks target civilians.

Terrorist groups like ISIS, the Iranian Militias in Iraq and Syria (IMIS) and others are targeting those cities by booby-trapped cars, suicide bombs and other terrorist means in which the residents are fee.
Last Modified: Sunday، 28 May 2017 10:14 AM