Suicide bomber kills 20 Shi'ite pilgrims in Baghdad

By REUTERS
October 5, 2013 22:32

 
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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.

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