Iraq Bus Bombing Kills Lebanese and Iranian Pilgrims

Violence left at least 12 dead and 45 more wounded. In one attack, Lebanese and Iranian pilgrims were among the dead and injured. Still, most of the casualties were Iraqis.

A bomb killed two Lebanese pilgrims and one Iranian when it blasted their bus in Ramadi. Seven more Lebanese were wounded out of the 40 total passengers, and so were three Iranians.

Four people were killed and four more were wounded in a bombing in Hammam al-Alil. Police and civilians were among the casualties.

In Baquba, gunmen shot at a bush carrying construction workers, killing two of them and wounding seven more. Another seven were wounded in other attacks, including one child.

Two policemen were killed and five more were wounded in attacks in Kirkuk.

Gunmen killed a tribal sheikh near Rawah.

A booby-trapped car wounded eight near a vegetable market in Samarra.

In Baghdad, a bomb blast in the Qadisiya district wounded four people.

Turkey bombed the Ameedi border district, but no casualties were reported.

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Author: Margaret Griffis

Margaret Griffis is a journalist from Miami Beach, Florida and has
been covering Iraqi casualties for Antiwar.com since 2006.