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Sakr from blast scene says bomb weighed 30 KGs

Date of incident: 
June 20, 2014

The Government's Commissioner at the Military Court, Judge Sakr Sakr, arrived at Dahr Al-Baidar blast scene, and said that the bomb which earlier rocked the region weighed 30 KGs.

"The explosion was caused by a suicide bomber and we await the outcome of forensic evidence and military experts' investigations," Sakr said.

However, Sakr refused to discuss whether the Major General Abbas Ibrahim was the main target of this blast before the end of investigations.

Later on, it was revealed that the exploded car was a silver-colored Nissan car and that the number of the wounded was 34 while the dead was one.

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