Twin bombings outside Shi'ite mosque kill 17 in eastern Iraq




 
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May 8th, 2015  
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Topic: Twin bombings outside Shi'ite mosque kill 17 in eastern Iraq


Twin bombings outside a Shi'ite place of worship in eastern Iraq killed at least 17 people as they filed out after Friday prayers, police and hospital sources said. A parked car laden with explosives blew up near the exit of the mosque in Balad Ruz, and when bystanders gathered to evacuate the wounded, a suicide bomber detonated himself among them.

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