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8 killed, injured in blast in northern Baghdad

A file photo of a blast in Baghdad

Eight civilians have been killed and injured when an explosive device went out in northern Baghdad, a security source told The Baghdad Post on Tuesday. 

The source said that the explosive device went out near a popular market in Sabaa al-Bour district in northern Baghdad, killing a civilian and injuring seven others.

The Iraqi capital Baghdad is witnessing a state of insecurity and chaos as terror attacks target civilians.

For this reason, the security forces are conducting search and clearance operation to put an end to such attacks. 

ISIS is targeting Baghdad to make up for its losses in recently liberated cities such as Mosul and Tal Afar. 

According to casualty figures recorded by the United Nations Assistance Mission for Iraq (UNAMI), a total of 125 Iraqi civilians were killed and another 188 injured in acts of terrorism, violence and armed conflict in Iraq in August 2017.

Last Modified: Tuesday، 26 September 2017 12:56 PM