BAGHDAD / Aswat al-Iraq: Five Iraqi civilians have been injured in an explosive charge blast in eastern Baghdad’s al-Sadr city on Wednesday, a security source said.
“An explosive charge, planted on the roadside in east Baghdad’s al-Sadr city, blew off on Wednesday morning, wounding 5 civilians, who were driven to a nearby hospital for treatment,” the security source told Aswat al-Iraq news agency.
The Iraqi capital of Baghdad had witnessed an escalation of security violations over the past few days, mainly the killing of 4 anti-terrorism officers, including Lt.
Brigadier, Moayad Saleh and a similar number were wounded, along with 11 armed men in Baghdad’s Rusafa Prison on 7/5/2011.
Several other attacks took place against Iraqi Army, police and state officials in a series of explosive charges blasts over the past few days, amid failure by leading political forces to agree on the appointment of security cabinet ministers.