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Five dead in Iraq IED explosion

Feb. 20, 2013 at 8:28 AM   |   Comments

BAQUBA, Iraq, Feb. 20 (UPI) -- An improvised explosive device was detonated Wednesday in Baquba, Iraq, killing five people, a source told Iraqinews.com

"The IED was [placed] near l-Tahrir police station exploded to result in killing a civilian and injuring four others," the security source said.

"The security forces hurried to the explosion area and transferred the dead to the morgue and the injured to the nearby hospital for treatment," the source added.

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