At least 32 killed in Iraq suicide attack (Lead)

February 13th, 2009 - 6:32 pm ICT by IANS  

Baghdad, Feb 13 (Xinhua) At least 32 pilgrims were killed and 55 others injured in a suicide attack south of the Iraqi capital Friday, a police source said.
According to the source, a female suicide bomber wearing an explosive vest exploded herself among a procession of Shia pilgrims in Mussayab, 44 km south of Baghdad.

Most of the victims were women and children, said the official who wanted not to be named as he was not authorised to disclose the information.

Tens of thousands of Shia pilgrims were walking to the holy city of Karbala.

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