A security source said Friday that a number of dead and wounded were injured in the explosion of an explosive belt inside a Husseinieh in the Baladiyat area east of Baghdad.
The source told Al-Sumaria News that the blast took place this afternoon in the within the municipal area east of the capital Baghdad.
He added that "the explosion resulted in the number of dead and wounded."
While Reuters quoted police sources as saying that the explosion killed seven people and wounded more than 20 others.
No one has claimed responsibility for the attack so far.