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8 persons injured in different Baghdad blasts.

BAGHDAD / Aswat al-Iraq: At least 8 persons, among them an Iraqi Oil Ministry official, have been injured in different security incidents in Baghdad on Tuesday, a security source reported. "A group of unknown armed men have opened fire from guns, fixed with silencers, on a Director-General in Iraqi Oil Ministry, close to the Hunting Club in west Baghdad's al-Mansour district, causing him several injuries," the security source told Aswat al-Iraq news agency. He said that "an explosive charge blew off against a police patrol in northeast Baghdad's al-Shaab district, wounding 2 of its elements and causing material damage to their vehicle." In southern Baghdad's Mahmoudiya area, the security source reported that "an explosive charge blew off close to a filling station on the main road passing through the township, wounding 5 persons, who were driven to a nearby hospital for treatment. SKH (TP)/SR

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Publication:Aswat al-Iraq (Erbil, Iraq)
Geographic Code:7IRAQ
Date:Nov 29, 2011
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