At least 30 killed in series of bomb attacks in Iraq

Thursday 29 November 2012 17.33
Hilla has been the target of previous bomb attacks
Hilla has been the target of previous bomb attacks

At least 30 people have been killed in a series of bomb attacks across Iraq.

Around 28 people were killed in two bomb attacks in the southern city of Hilla.

Dozens of people were wounded in the blasts near a restaurant in the mainly Shia Muslim city 100km south of Baghdad.

In the predominantly Shia city of Kerbala, a car bomb near a bus terminal where pilgrims gather killed two people.

Car bombs targeting Shias in mourning processions killed 14 people in Baghdad yesterday.

Separately, three people were killed in a suicide bomb attack in Falluja, a mainly Sunni city 50km west of Baghdad.

A roadside bomb also went off near a checkpoint in the northern city of Mosul, killed one policeman and one civilian, police said.