One Killed in Iraq’s Erbil After Vehicle Explodes -Statement

ERBIL, Iraq (Reuters) -One person was killed and four were injured when a vehicle exploded in the northern Iraqi city of Erbil on Friday, the Kurdistan region’s counter-terrorism service said.

An explosive device attached to the bottom of the car detonated at around 1 p.m., killing the driver and injuring two women and two children who were in the car, it said in a statement.

The counter-terrorism service jas opened an investigation into the incident, the statement added.

(Reporting by Yomna Ehab in Cairo and Amina Ismail in Erbil; Writing by Nadine Awadalla and Amina Ismail; Editing by Jon Boyle and Mark Heinrich)

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