35 people killed in Baghdad funeral bombingThursday 27 January 2011 17.50
At least 35 people have been killed in a car bombing at a funeral in Baghdad.
Witnesses said a suicide bomber struck a funeral tent packed with relatives and guests in the Shula district in the north of the city.
Deputy Health Minister Khamis al-Saad said 65 people were injured.
A local hospital official gave the same death toll. Earlier reports had put the death toll at 48.
The blast was the latest in a series of bombings in Iraq that have killed more than 150 people and wounded more than 500 in the past two weeks.