An explosion has been reported in the vicinity of Dora district (Baghdad) around 18:55 (local time) on Monday, August 12. Initial reports suggest the explosion may have been in an ammunition storage facility. No casualties were immediately reported. Further details are still emerging.
Individuals in Baghdad are advised to monitor developments, avoid the affected area, and adhere to 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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