Three Iranians among seven dead in twin attacks in south Iraq: officials

A car bomb in the same area targeted a security checkpoint shortly afterwards.

By: AFP | Published:September 14, 2017 6:58 pm
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At least seven people including three Iranians were killed today in twin gun and car bomb attacks in southern Iraq, officials said. Another 50 people were wounded in one of the attacks close to a restaurant near Nasiriyah, said a senior provincial health official, Jassem al-Khalidi.

A car bomb in the same area targeted a security checkpoint shortly afterwards, according to interior ministry spokesman Saad Maan.

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