Saturday, April 14, 2007


At least 40 people have been killed and 60 hurt in a suicide car bomb attack in Iraq's holy city of Karbala, police and medical sources say.

The attacker detonated explosives at a crowded bus station in the city close to a shrine holy to Shia Muslims, at around 0915 local time (0515 GMT).

Many of the casualties were said to be women or children.

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