Bus Crash Kills 10 Iranian Pilgrims
September 2, 2010 at 8:50 am
At least 10 Iranian pilgrims were killed Thursday in southern Iraq, when their bus flipped over during a tour of Shi’ite holy cities.
Police said at least 33 people were injured in the accident, which took place north of the city of al-Hilla and south of Baghdad.
The bus was traveling to the city of Najaf, south of al-Hilla. Najaf is considered by Shi’ites to be one of Iraq’s holiest cities.
Some information in this story was provided by Reuters.
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