15 killed in Najaf bombings

Jan. 14, 2010 – Press TV

At least 15 people have been killed and 80 others injured in a series of bomb blasts in the Iraqi holy city of Najaf.

Three explosive devices were detonated in two different places of the sacred city on Thursday. Two improvised explosive devices (IEDs) went off at a crowded market place near the shrine of Imam Ali (PBUH), while a car bomb exploded near a mosque teemed with worshippers, Press TV correspondent, Wisam al-Bayati reported.

The market placed was packed with people when the explosion took place and most of the casualties were women and children.

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