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Release A051207e

Terrorist detonates bomb in coffee shop

Multi-National Force-Iraq

BAGHDAD, Iraq — Iraqi Police reported an explosion in a coffee shop in east Baghdad around 8:30 p.m. Dec. 6.

Initial reports indicated that a terrorist left a satchel filled with explosives in the restaurant in the Howra marketplace. The blast killed at least three civilians and one Iraqi Police officer and wounded nine other civilians and three Iraqi Police. The wounded were evacuated to al-Kindi Hospital.

Iraqi Police and Task Force Baghdad Soldiers responded to the incident, securing the site and helping to evacuate the wounded.

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FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION CONCERNING THIS RELEASE, CONTACT THE TASK FORCE BAGHDAD PUBLIC AFFAIRS PLANS AND OPERATIONS NCO, MASTER SGT DAVID ABRAMS AT: DAVID.ABRAMS@ID3.ARMY.MIL.

 



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