Iraq: Minibus explosion outside Karbala kills 9, injures 6

Iraqi security officials said an explosion in a minibus on Friday outside the Shiite holy city of Karbala has killed nine people.


The blast, which occurred as the bus was passing through an Iraqi army checkpoint between Karbala and al-Hilla.


The officials said all of the dead were civilians. They spoke on condition of anonymity in line with regulations.


t was not immediately clear whether a suicide bomber caused the explosion. There was no immediate claim of responsibility.



פרסום ראשון: 09.20.19, 21:33