Iraq .. an explosion at American Institute and another in Baghdad

Iraqi sources reported that an explosion was heard in the capital, Baghdad, in conjunction with the explosion of an explosive device at the American Institute in Najaf Governorate.

A security source said, on Thursday evening, that he heard the sound of an explosion in Al-Sha`ab area, north of Baghdad.

In a related development, an explosive device exploded at the American Institute in Najaf Governorate, noting that there were no human losses in the accident and only material damage, according to the Najaf Police Directorate.

The directorate said in a statement that the American Institute for Teaching English was targeted with an explosive device, adding that the explosion resulted in only physical damage and no human losses.

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