Over 80 Killed in ISIS Car Bomb Attack near Baghdad against Iranian Pilgrims

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Over 80 Killed in ISIS Car Bomb Attack near Baghdad against Iranian Pilgrims

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A car bomb has killed at least 80 people and injured 32 others in the village of Shomali southeast of the Iraqi capital, Baghdad, according to local authorities.

The attack reportedly targeted Iranian Shiite pilgrims at a gas station where seven buses carrying pilgrims were parked.

“Those buses were loaded with Iranians, Bahrainis and Iraqis,” AFP cited a police source.

The pilgrims were returning from a religious event (Arbaeen) in the city of Karbala.

ISIS claims that over 200 people were killed and wounded in the attack.

Over 80 Killed in ISIS Car Bomb Attack near Baghdad against Iranian Pilgrims

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