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09 May 2019 | 06:35 PM UTC

Iraq: Suicide bombing reported in Baghdad May 9

Iraq News Alert

Suicide bombing reported in Baghdad’s Sadr City area May 9; further details still emerging; avoid the affected area

TIMEFRAME expected from 5/9/2019, 12:00 AM until 5/10/2019, 11:59 PM (Asia/Baghdad). COUNTRY/REGION Sadr City (Baghdad)

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Unconfirmed reports claim a suicide bomber detonated in Baghdad's Sadr City area on Thursday, May 9. The number of associated casualties was not immediately reported. Further details are still emerging; avoid the area.


Individuals in Baghdad are advised to monitor developments, avoid the affected area, and adhere to all instructions issued by the local authorities and their home governments.

The security environment in Iraq remains complex. Professional security advice and support should be sought prior to all travel.


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