Bus carrying Iranian pilgrims in Iraq comes under attack


BAGHDAD (AP) — Police and medical officials say a bus carrying Iranian Shiite pilgrims has come under attack in Iraq.

The bus was travelling from Samarra to Baghdad when it was targeted about 30 miles (50 kilometers) north of Baghdad by unidentified gunmen, the officials said. They added that it was carrying ten people and seven Iranian passengers were wounded and taken to hospital, including one woman in serious condition. They spoke on condition of anonymity according to regulations.

No group has claimed responsibility for the attack.

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