20 killed, 40 wounded in Iraq car bombing

Last Updated: Thursday, January 3, 2013 - 22:44

Baghdad: At least 20 people were killed and 40 others injured Thursday in a car bombing that targeted Shia Muslim pilgrims in Iraq`s Musayyib town, Xinhua reported.
Musayyib is located around 60 km from the capital city of Baghdad.

Police in Babil province told Xinhua that the blast took place at a car park when the Shia pilgrims were returning from the holy city of Karbala.

No one has claimed responsibility for the attack.

IANS



First Published: Thursday, January 3, 2013 - 22:44

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