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2 blasts jolt district in Iraqi capital

No immediate reports of casualties following explosions in Baghdad's Karrada district

İdiris Okuduci   | 05.08.2021
2 blasts jolt district in Iraqi capital

ISTANBUL 

Two bomb blasts were reported late Wednesday in a district of Iraq’s capital Baghdad.

There have been no immediate reports of casualties, according to local media reports.

An explosives-laden armored vehicle of a private security company blew up in Baghdad’s central Karrada district, causing extensive property damage in the area.

The target of the blast was unclear.

A second explosion occurred at a liquor store in the same district, causing material damage to the store and its surrounding buildings.

*Writing by Zehra Nur Duz

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