Bomb kills six, wounds 12 in Iraq's Basra

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.