20 killed, 40 wounded in Iraq car bombing

Last Updated: Thu, Jan 03, 2013 17:00 hrs

Baghdad, Jan 3 (IANS) At least 20 people were killed and 40 others injured Thursday in a car bombing that targeted Shia Muslim pilgrims in Iraq's Musayyib town, Xinhua reported.

Musayyib is located around 60 km from the capital city of Baghdad.

Police in Babil province told Xinhua that the blast took place at a car park when the Shia pilgrims were returning from the holy city of Karbala.

No one has claimed responsibility for the attack.

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