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Monday, 08 August 2022 05:12 GMT

Accidental bombing kills seven in Baghdad

(MENAFN- Khaleej Times) At least seven people were killed on Monday when a warplane mistakenly dropped a bomb on a residential area in Iraq's capital Baghdad, police said.

The Iraqi plane dropped the bomb on Ne'iriyah district in southeastern Baghdad, destroying six houses and damaging several nearby buildings and civilian cars, a police officer told Xinhua.

Eight others were wounded in the attack.

In a separate incident, two soldiers were killed and four others injured when a bomb exploded at a house in Arab Jubour area in southern Baghdad during a search operation.

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