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Footage: 21 people killed, injured in suicide bombing in Baghdad

Karrada explosion site
A booby-trapped vehicle exploded at a security checkpoint in Karrada neighborhood in Baghdad killed eight people and injured 13 others on Friday night, according to a security source.

In a press statement, the source revealed that a traffic lieutenant colonel and two traffic officers were killed in the explosion.

The explosion also injured 13 people among them were civilians and traffic officers, according to the source.

Five vehicle were burnt among them was a traffic directorate vehicle, the source asserted.

Security forces and rescue teams cordoned the area, contained the fires, moved the injured to a nearby hospital and the deceased to the forensic department. 

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

Terrorist groups like ISIS, IMIS and others are targeting the city by booby-trapped cars, suicide bombs and other terrorist means in which the residents are feeling insecure and furious.
Last Modified: Saturday، 29 April 2017 02:50 PM