Iraq: more Shi’ite pilgrims killed

At last two are dead and 12 wounded in an ambush 130 kilometers south of Kirkuk on a bus carrying Shiite pilgrims returning from the Arbaeen celebrations in Karbala March 1. “Two people, including a woman, were killed and 12 others injured in an attack by unidentified gunmen on a bus carrying civilians returning from the Arbaeen pilgrimage near Soliman Pak area, south of Kirkuk, on Saturday morning,” a medic at Kirkuk’s hospital told Aswat al-Iraq/Voices of Iraq news agency. (VOI, March 1)

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