Explosion in central Baghdad kills one, wounds nine: Sumaria TV

Reuters News
Posted: Mar 29, 2016 1:33 AM

BAGHDAD (Reuters) - At least one person was killed and nine wounded in an explosion on Tuesday morning in central Baghdad, the independent al-Sumaria TV said, citing a police source.

The blast happened near a gathering of workers in the crowded Bab Sharji commercial district, it said.

A police spokesman earlier reported the blast without giving a casualty toll or details on whether it was an explosive device or a suicide bombing.

(Reporting by Maher Chmaytelli; Editing by Nick Macfie)