Seven killed in Iraq bomb blasts

August 4th, 2011 - 1:27 am ICT by IANS  

Baghdad, Aug 3 (IANS) At least seven people were killed and 15 injured as two roadside bomb blasts rattled an Iraqi city Wednesday, Xinhua reported.

The blasts occurred in capital city of Iraq’s western province of Anbar.

A roadside bomb ripped off in downtown Ramadi Wednesday night, causing casualties to several civilians. Minutes later, a second roadside bomb was detonated amid a group of Iraqi policemen who just rushed to the scene, inflicting more casualties, a police source stated.

The two blasts killed seven people including one policeman and injured 15 people, the source added.

The restive Anbar province has long been a stronghold of Al Qaeda group and other insurgents.

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