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Six people were killed and wounded, including two soldiers, when a roadside bomb exploded northeast of Baquba

Baquba, A civilian was killed and five others were wounded, including two soldiers, in a roadside bomb explosion north-east of Baquba today.

A local source in Diyala told the National Iraqi News Agency (NINA) that an explosive device exploded deep inside the orchards of Al-Islah village in Jalawla district northeast of Baquba during a joint sweep operation by the security forces and volunteers from the people.

The explosion killed a volunteer and wounded five others, including two soldiers, he said, noting that the injured were taken to hospital for treatment.

Source: National Iraqi News Agency