Wednesday, November 13, 2013

Iraq Shia pilgrims and police killed in bomb attacks

BBC News Middle East
13 November 2013

Iraqi security forces at the site of the bomb blast near Tikrit. Photo: 13 November 2013
The deadliest attack on Wednesday was near Tikrit

A string of bomb attacks in Iraq targeting Shia pilgrims and police has killed at least 20 people and left dozens more wounded, officials say. [...]

The UN says 979 people - including 158 police and 127 military personnel - were killed in violent attacks in October. More than 6,500 civilians have died this year.




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