One Person Killed in Explosion in Halabja: Police
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One Person Killed in Explosion in Halabja: Police

ERBIL — An explosion in Halabja, Kurdistan Region, on Monday killed one civilian, the police said.

Preliminary investigations indicate that the explosion was caused by a hand grenade, which is not clear if it was thrown by the victim of someone else.

The incident took place in a small park in Sharawani district of Halabja.

Eyewitnesses said the victim seemed stressed while speaking on the phone before the explosion.

His body has been taken to forensic department and police is expected to reveal more details after the conclusion of the investigations.