04:04 GMT06 May 2021
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    MOSCOW/BAGHDAD (Sputnik) - At least one civilian was killed and 12 others were injured as a result of an explosion in the Iraqi capital of Baghdad, the Security Media Cell, a service that provides data on security incidents in the country, said on Thursday.

    The blast took place at a market in Baghdad's eastern area of Habibiya, the service said in a statement, cited by the official INA news agency.

    According to the service, further details on the incident will be provided later.

    ​Earlier in the day, a security source said that the explosion occurred in the Iraqi capital and resulted in a number of casualties.

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