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Eight people, 22 injured in Baghdad blast

BAGHDAD, June 21 (KUNA) -- At least eight people were killed and 22 others wounded in a violent explosion at a coffee shop in central Baghdad on Friday, a security source said.
A bomb planted by unknown people at a cafe at Al-Fadl neighborhood in central Baghdad was detonated, leaving eight people killed and 22 others injured, the security source told KUNA.
The victims, mostly young people, were watching a FIFA U-20 World Cup game at the cafe, the source added.
Ambulances shifted the victims to nearby hospital while policemen cordoned off the site. (end) mhg.mt KUNA 212355 Jun 13NNNN