Iranian pilgrims killed in Baghdad. Sunni/Shi’ite Jihad Update. “Bomb kills 7, including Iranians, in Iraqi city,” by Hamid Ahmed for Associated Press, November 8:
BAGHDAD – A car bomb on Monday ripped through a parking lot in a holy city south of Baghdad crowded with Shiite pilgrims, killing at least 7 people, Iraqi officials said.
The blast in Karbala, home to two of the world’s holiest Shiite shrines, appeared to target Iranian pilgrims visiting the city, 50 miles (80 kilometers) south of the Iraqi capital, police said.
Police and hospital officials said several Iranian pilgrims were among those who died in the attack, which also wounded at least 30. They did not have exact figures for casualties among the Iranian pilgrims….