Spate of bombings in Baghdad kill 5, wound 30

15:36, June 06, 2010      

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A series of bombings in and around Baghdad on Sunday morning killed a total of five policemen and wounded 30 people, an Interior Ministry source said.

A policeman was killed and six others were wounded in a roadside bomb explosion near their patrol in a village in Abu Ghraib rural area, just west of Baghdad, the source told Xinhua on condition of anonymity.

In separate incident, an improvised explosive device (IED) detonated at the city-hall of Mahmoudiyah City, some 30 km south of Baghdad, wounding eight of the local government employees, including the head of the city council, the source said.

The blast hit a crowd of the city hall employees as they were heading to work in front of the building which was also damaged by the blast.


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