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Wednesday, May 23, 2012

Three Lebanese pilgrims killed in Iraq bombing

(Reuters) - At least three Lebanese Shi'ite pilgrims were killed and seven wounded on Wednesday when a roadside bomb exploded near their bus in the Iraqi city of Ramadi, a police source said.

The attack in Ramadi, the capital of mainly Sunni Anbar province and a former al-Qaeda stronghold, raised fears of renewed sectarian violence.

The bus, carrying 45 Lebanese pilgrims, was heading to Baghdad from Syria, the source said.

"A roadside bomb exploded near a bus carrying Lebanese pilgrims coming to Iraq, probably to visit the sacred shrines in Iraq," said the source, speaking on condition of anonymity. Read More