Car bomb targeting Shi'ite pilgrims kills 12 in Baghdad

November 2, 2014 13:39

BAGHDAD - A car bomb targeting Shi'ite pilgrims killed 12 people in Baghdad on Sunday, police and hospital sources said.

Iraq is bracing for more sectarian attacks on Shi'ites, who are preparing for the religious festival of Ashura, an event that defines Shi'ism and its rift with Sunni Islam.

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