Suicide Bomber Kills 20 Shi'ite Pilgrims In Baghdad-Police, Medics

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Reuters
A suicide bomber blew himself up amidst a group of Shi'ite pilgrims in Baghdad, killing at least 20 on the eve of the anniversary of the death of one of their imams, police and medics said.

Residents gather at the site of bomb attacks in Baghdad

A suicide bomber blew himself up amidst a group of Shi'ite pilgrims in Baghdad, killing at least 20 on the eve of the anniversary of the death of one of their imams, police and medics said.

A further 50 people were wounded in the attack at a checkpoint on a bridge crossing to the Kadhimiya district.