Explosion near Fallujah injures six - KTRE.com | Lufkin and Nacogdoches, Texas

0727/04 - BAGHDAD, Iraq

Explosion near Fallujah injures six

A blast went off today near the troubled Iraqi city of Fallujah. A hospital official says six people were injured, including a child. Witnesses say a house was damaged by the explosion.

It's not clear what caused the blast.

A Marine spokesman says U.S. forces weren't engaged in any clashes in the region today. Since U.S. forces pulled out of Fallujah earlier this year, the military has used some long-distance strikes against insurgents in the city.

Copyright 2004 Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

Powered by Frankly