Bomb kills six, wounds 12 in Iraq's Basra

By REUTERS
March 6, 2011 10:48



BASRA - A roadside bomb targeting a US military convoy exploded near a civilian bus in the southern oil hub of Basra on Sunday, killing six people and wounding a dozen others, a provincial official said.



The attack occurred in a northern district of Basra and many of the victims were women and children, said Ali al-Maliki, the head of the Basra provincial council's security committee.


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