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Iraq
Baghdad Bomb & Bullets Bulletin: 2 bombs, 7 injured, and a dead boomerette wouldabeen
2018-02-08

Female suicide bomber shot dead inside Baghdad school

Dhi Qar (Iraqinews.com) – A female suicide bomber was killed early on Wednesday as she was trapped by Iraqi troops inside a Baghdad school before blowing herself up, the Baghdad Operations Command said.

In a statement, a copy of which was obtained by Basnews website, the command said, “Security forces foiled a terrorist attack by a female wearing an explosive belt inside a school in al-Tarmia area, north of Baghdad.”

“The troops opened fire at the terrorist after she refused to give herself up, causing the explosive belt to explode immediately,” the statement read.

It added that the woman had spent the night at the school with an intention to go out in the wee hours of Wednesday to blow herself up at any crowded place in Baghdad but security forces foiled her plot.

Seven people injured in two bomb blasts in Baghdad

Baghdad (Iraqinews.com) – Seven people were wounded Wednesday in two bomb explosions in the north and southeast of Baghdad, security sources were quoted as saying.

Speaking to Alghad Press, the sources said that a bomb went off near a busy street market at al- Hussainiya district, north of Baghdad, leaving three people injured.

“A security force cordoned off the blast site and opened a probe into the incident,” the source added.

In another terrorist attack, four people were wounded when a bomb exploded at a village in al-Mada’in district, southeast of Baghdad, according to Baghdad Today news website.

Ambulances rushed to the blast sites and carried the injured to the nearest hospital for treatment, the sources added.
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