Baghdad (IP) - A car bomb has exploded in eastern Baghdad, killing at least four people and wounding 17 others, Iraqi Police said.

Iran PressMiddle East: According to local media, a powerful explosion rocked east Baghdad on Thursday, one day after a rare drone struck a northern Iraqi airport.

The explosion was heard in Baghdad’s Sadr City area, in the Habibiya neighborhood. The cause of the blast was a car bomb.

The development comes hours after drone strikes targeted US-led coalition troops near Erbil airport and a Turkish military base in northern Iraq.

However, in January a double suicide attack on a market in the southern suburb of Yusufiya killed 32 civilians and injured more than 100.

It was the first major attack since January 2018 – a month after Iraq declared the full victory over ISIS.


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