Three members of the Peshmerga wounded in the explosion of a weapons cache in central Arbil

BAGHDAD / Three elements of the Peshmerga forces were wounded in the explosion of a weapons cache in the center of the city of Arbil.

"The explosion was caused by high temperatures, which resulted in the injury of three members of the Peshmerga lightly injured, and were immediately transferred to the hospital," the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK) quoted Arbil Governor Nawzad Hadi as saying.

"The explosion is not an act of terrorism, and the civil defense teams have taken control of the fire and continue their efforts to deal with other explosives inside the headquarters," Hadi said.

Source: National Iraqi News Agency