BAGHDAD, March 17 (KUNA) -- Five persons were killed and 12 others injured
when mortar shells hit a football play ground in eastern Baghdad on Monday,
Iraqi security sources said.
The sources, requesting anonymity, told KUNA the mortar shells landed at a
play ground grouping youths playing football killing three youths and two
boys, as well as wounding 12 others.
Eyewitnesses said the injured were rushed to Ibn Al-Nafees hospital. (end)
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