Explosion hits southern Iraqi city, casualties reported

The oil-rich Basra is predominantly Shiite. No one immediately claimed responsibility for the explosion.

Iraq, Basra

12/7/2021 12:38:00 PM

At least seven people killed and others injured after a large explosion rocked the centre of Iraq 's southern city of Basra

The oil-rich Basra is predominantly Shiite. No one immediately claimed responsibility for the explosion.

At least seven people have been killed and over 20 injured after car bomb detonates in Iraq's Basra. A large explosion rocked the centre of Iraq's southern city of Basra on Tuesday, with local news reports saying there are multiple casualties.

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