Saturday, October 1, 2011

Bomb kills 18 at Shi'ite funeral in Iraq

(Reuters) - At least 18 people were killed in Iraq and dozens more wounded on Friday when a large car bomb exploded among mourners crowding into a Shi'ite funeral in the city of Hilla.
The blast left burned bodies and damaged vehicles scattered near a mosque where relatives had gathered in a tent for the funeral of a local sheikh, witnesses said.

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