On Monday, police and hospital officials said that a car bomb detonated in the city of Karbala in central Iraq killed at least ten people & injured hirty-eight, a number of them Iranian pilgrims.
Mohammad Al Moussawi, head of the Kerbala provincial council said, “It was a car bomb. There were Iranian pilgrims in the area. They were targeted”.
Other reports said that the death toll is alot higher, according to the DPA agency at least forty-eight people were killed & sixteen wounded.