In Iraq at least nineteen people have been killed and more than fifty wounded in attacks on pilgrims across Baghdad.

The pilgrims were in Baghdad to commemorate the death of Imam Moussa al-Kazim.

The largest of the attacks happened in central Baghdad when a suicide bomber attacked pilgrims buying food and drinks on their way back from the shrine.

Officials said at least ten people were killed in the attack and another twenty-five wounded.

In eastern Baghdad, another two pilgrims were killed and nine wounded when a roadside bomb exploded on Palestine Street.

In the town of Bab al-Sham another four pilgrims were killed and twelve wounded. 

No one has claimed responsibility for the attacks. 


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