Multiple casualties after bomb goes off on bus outside Karbala

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At least eight people have been killed and several others wounded in a blast from a bomb planted on a bus near the Iraqi city of Karbala, south of Baghdad, two local police officers said.

The Associated Press quoted local officials as saying six passengers were wounded in Friday’s blast, which occured as the bus was passing through an Iraqi army checkpoint between Karbala and the town of al-Hilla.

The officials said all of those killed were civilians.

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