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Friday, 25 November 2016 - 8:06
Shia pilgrims among 77 people killed in IS attack in Iraq
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Some 77 people, most of them Shia pilgrims from Iran and Afghanistan, have been killed in a truck bomb attack in Iraq.

The blast struck at a petrol station and restaurant near Hilla, 100 km south of Baghdad.

Busloads of pilgrims had stopped there on their way home from commemorating Arbaeen in the holy city of Karbala. Some 40 people were wounded.

The jihadist group Islamic State said it carried out the attack.

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