Long-Presse / Baghdad
A source in the Iraqi Interior Ministry said on Saturday that an employee of the Ministry of Finance was killed when a roadside bomb adhesive and put his car in the east of Baghdad.
The source said in an interview with the (long-Presse), "The IED was strapped down a modern car belonging to an employee of the Ministry of Finance exploded before noon today, as it passed in Palestine Street, east of Baghdad, killing him on the spot and causing material damage by car ".
The source, who requested anonymity, that "the security force rushed to the scene and transported the dead body to the forensic medicine department, while opened an investigation to determine the circumstances of the incident and who stands behind it."
The security situation in the capital, Baghdad, have been tense since mid-2013, it announced that the United Nations Mission in Iraq (UNAMI), in (the first of February 2016), killing and injuring 2299 Iraqi acts of violence witnessed different parts of the country during the month of January last , while regretted "strong continuity and high occurrence of the victims and their numbers compared to previous months.