Baghdad: At least five people have been killed, including three pilgrims, and many injured in separate gunfire and bomb attacks in Iraq, said police.
The deadliest attack occurred in Iraq`s Anbar province on Wednesday when a roadside bomb hit a bus, carrying Lebanese Shi’ite pilgrims, in Ramadi city, about 110 km from Baghdad. It killed three pilgrims and wounded seven others, reported Xinhua citing a source.
The bus was coming from the Syrian border and headed to the Shi’ite holy sites in the country, the source said.
At least two people, travelling by a bus carrying construction workers, were killed in Iraq`s Diyala province, after gunmen opened fire on it.
In a separate incident, four policemen were wounded when gunmen attacked city of Baquba, some 65 km from Baghdad, the source added.