Iraq bombs target pilgrims, kill 32
- Published: 16 Jun 2012 at 20.45
- Online news:
Two car bombs targeting Shiite pilgrims in Baghdad killed at least 32 people and wounded dozens more on Saturday, marring the peak day of commemorations for a revered Shiite imam.
An interior ministry official said a car bomb exploded at about 12:15pm on a highway near Shuala in the Iraqi capital, killing 14 people and wounding 32, while a second car bomb exploded at the Aden intersection near Kadhimiyah about 2pm, killing 18 people and wounding 36.
A medical source said Baghdad hospitals had received nine bodies and 47 wounded people from the first attack, and 25 bodies and 105 wounded from the second.
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