Baghdad car bomb kills young Iraqi footballer

March 24, 2015 11:13 AM

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BAGHDAD - A car bombing in Baghdad killed Iraqi footballer Mahdi Abdulzahra on his way to practice, an official from his Electricity Club team said on Tuesday.

Abdulzahra, who was born in 1996, was among eight people killed in the blast close to a restaurant and a mosque in the Sadr City area on Monday. He was one of the top players for the Electricity Club, one of the various Iraqi football teams associated with government ministries, and was chosen to tr...

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