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Person killed in grenade explosion in Halabja

  2021-06-14  | 
 Zhyan News Network
Police and security forces gather around the body of a man who died in a hand grenade attack in Sharawani neighborhood, Halabja, June 14,2021. Photo by Zhyan News Network
 Zhyan News Network

SULAIMANI – A person was killed in Kakayis public partk in Sharawani neighborhood in Halabja after a hand grenade blast severely wounded him.

The person had carried a hand grenade that went off severely injuring his guts, an anonymous source told Zhyan News Network.

The identity of the man is not identified as of yet as the security forces have started an investigation into the incident.

The police in a statement described the motive behind the blast as “suicide.”

“Youth Rekan Tahsin Fatah, 29, entered into the park after greeting two gardeners, but an explosion was heard later after he went away,” the media office of the Halabja Police Directorate said in a statement.

(Zhyan English)