Four killed in Iraq bomb attack
Iraqis rush to the scene of an explosion in the city of Nasiriyah, south of the Iraqi capital Baghdad, on July 15, 2013. (AFP)
A popular stream where young people swam was targeted by a bombing attack in Iraq on Wednesday, killing four people.
According to Iraqi security officials, the attack took place in Wajihiya, 80km northeast of Baghdad. Two swimmers and two passers-by were killed by the blast, according to AFP reports.
Hospital officials who spoke to AFP confirmed the casualties.
The bomb in Wajihiya is the second of such attacks in less than a week, AFP reported.