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BBC: Car Bomb Explodes Near Baghdad Leaving Dozens Killed, Mostly Iranians

2016-11-25 - 12:54 am

Bahrain Mirror- Exclusive: BBC said that a car bomb targeted Shia returning from the Arbaeen pilgrimage at a checkpoint near Hilla, south of Baghdad.

The road stop was full of people returning from the Arbaeen pilgrimage in the city of Karbala. Many of the dead were reportedly Iranians.

The Islamic State jihadist group said it carried out the attack, claiming that more than 80 people were killed in the bomb.

BBC edited its news deleting an expression that reported that there were Bahrainis among the bomb victims.

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