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Blast injures 24 Iraqis in Babil governorate

BAGHDAD, Aug 23 (KUNA) -- Iraqi police on Friday announced that 24 people were injured in a motorcycle explosion in Al-Mussayab town in Babil Governorate, south of Baghdad.
In a statement to KUNA, an Iraqi police source said that the motorcycle exploded inside a marketplace in Al-Mussayab.
The explosion injured 24 people, who were taken to nearby hospitals for treatment, the source added.
The blast comes after a long time of security stability in Babil. (end) ahh.aa