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Bombing Kills Shiite Pilgrims in Iraq

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Bombing Kills Shiite Pilgrims in Iraq

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Bombing Kills Shiite Pilgrims in Iraq

Bombing Kills Shiite Pilgrims in Iraq

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A suicide bomber killed more than two-dozen Shiites Sunday, a day after a regional conference in Baghdad focused on improving Iraqi security.

The religious pilgrims killed in the attack were returning from the holy city of Karbala, where millions gathered for a major Shia ritual.