World Bulletin / News Desk
A car bombing killed two people in Iraq’s western city of Fallujah on Sunday, according to a local police officer.
Five people were also injured when a car parked outside a gas station in Halabsa, 2 kilometers west of Fallujah, exploded, captain Ahmed al-Duleimi said.
He expected the death toll to rise as some of the injured are in a serious condition.
No group has yet claimed responsibility for the attack.
Fallujah was hit by a spate of attacks claimed by ISIL extremist group in recent weeks.
Last month, two suicide attacks hit the Sunni-majority city, killing nine people and injuring dozens.
Iraq has suffered a devastating security vacuum since mid-2014, when ISIL captured the northern city of Mosul -- now the target of a wide-ranging army offensive -- and overran vast swathes of territory in the country’s north and west.
Since then, some 58,000 people countrywide have been killed in sporadic acts of violence, according to UN figures.
Güncelleme Tarihi: 18 Aralık 2016, 23:52