Baghdad (AFP) May 12, 2010
Three people were killed and 22 wounded when a bomb exploded at a Baghdad grocery store on Wednesday, shortly after a corpse was dumped outside, an Iraqi interior ministry official told AFP.
The incident occurred in Shula, a northwestern district of the capital, at around 7 am (0400 GMT).
"The body was thrown in front of the shop and when people gathered round afterwards there was an explosion, causing the casualties," said the official, who pointed out the body had not been booby-trapped with explosives.
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