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Iraq News Summary (23 May 2015)

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Two people suffered various injuries as a result of an explosion on Friday south of the capital Baghdad.
 
One person was killed and three others were wounded in a bomb on Saturday morning, north of the the city of Baquba Diyala province, said a government security source in the governorate.
 
Two people were killed and 12 others were injured, some seriously in two bombs in separate places on Saturday morning, the center and east of the capital Baghdad.
 
One of the elements of the government security forces was killed and seven others were injured as a result of two blasts targeting security patrols in two separate places on Saturday afternoon north of the capital Baghdad.
 
One of the advisers to the current Minister of Trade survived an assassination attempt by an adhesive improvised explosive in his car on Saturday afternoon in central Baghdad, quoting a source in the government police.
 
Unidentified gunmen assassinated an employee described by journalistic sources as "governmental", on Saturday afternoon north of the capital Baghdad, which is witnessing a new wave of attacks and bombings that killed dozens in the past week.
 
A massive fire broke out in one of the largest commercial buildings in central Baghdad Saturday afternoon, as reported by journalist and security sources; confirmed that the fire went out of control of civil defense and fire brigade.
 
According to press sources in Maysan province in southern Iraq, that rescue teams recovered bodies of two young men drowned in the Tigris River on Saturday, often the scene is repeated in the city during the summer.
 
Two people were killed and others injured in a bomb on Saturday evening, northeast of the city of Baquba, capital of Diyala province.
 
One person was killed and seven others were injured; when a bomb exploded Saturday evening west of the capital Baghdad, in an incident in which local sources accused the sectarian militias which have government support openly.
 
 
Four members of the militia "popular mobilization" were injured; after an explosion targeted them Saturday evening west of Baghdad, whereas a government security force has found two bodies of known identity men southern the capital.
 
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