Middle East

  • Security forces and civilians inspect the site of a massive bomb attack in Hillah, about 95 kilometers south of Baghdad, Iraq, March 9, 2014. 
  • Iraqi security forces and firefighters inspect the site of a suicide attack in Hilla, Iraq, March 9, 2014. 
  • A woman reacts during a funeral of a victim who was killed in an attack in Hilla, Najaf, Iraq, March 9, 2014. 
  • Security forces and civilians inspect the site of a massive bomb attack where a suicide car bomber set off his explosive-laden vehicle at a security checkpoint, Hillah, Iraq, March 9, 2014.


  • Civilians inspect the site of a massive bomb attack in Hillah, Iraq, March 9, 2014. 

Suicide Bomber Kills at Least 45 in Iraq

Published March 09, 2014

Police in southern Iraq say a suicide bomber detonated his explosive-rigged minibus at a security checkpoint, killing at least 45 people and wounding more than 157 others.


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