Urgent – 30 pilgrims killed, injured in northern Babel

Urgent... 30 pilgrims killed, injured in northern Babel

Babel (IraqiNews.com) 30 pilgrims of Arbaeen pilgrimage were killed and injured when an Improvised Explosive Device exploded in northern Babel.

A security source stated to Iraqi News (IraqiNews.com) on Thursday “A car bomb went off, targeting pilgrims of Arbaeen pilgrimage, killing 13 and injuring 17 others in al-Tahrir roundabout in Jurf al-Sakhar area of Musayab district of northern Babel.”

“The police forces blocked the explosion area to avoid any more explosions where the ambulances transferred the injured and dead pilgrims to the nearby hospital,” the source concluded.

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