1 killed, 3 injured by roadside bombing in Baghdad

12:02, July 16, 2011      

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One Iraqi civilian was killed and three others were wounded when a roadside bomb exploded Friday afternoon in the southern part of the capital city Baghdad.

A source from the Interior Ministry told Xinhua that the incident, which took place in Dora district, also caused damage to a number of shops and buildings near the scene.

The official, who refused to be named, said security forces rushed to the scene and cordoned it off to transport the body of the victim to the morgue and the wounded to hospital for treatment.

War-battered Iraq has seen increase of violence recently, as in the capital, bombings and gunfights happen on daily basis.

Source: Xinhua
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