More than 70 people have been killed in a series of car
bombings and suicide attacks targeting Shi'ite Muslims across
Iraq, police and medics say, extending the worst sectarian
violence since US troops withdrew in December 2011.
A suicide bomber driving a car has killed at least 27 Shi'ite
Muslims at a bus station in the Iraqi town of Mussayab,
police and medics say, as they were gathering to return home
from a religious rite.
A series of bombings and shootings has killed more than 70
people across Iraq in a bloody day of attacks underscoring
the country's struggle with a stubborn insurgency more than
half a year after the US military withdrew.
More than 30 bombs struck cities and towns across Iraq on
Tuesday, killing at least 52 people and wounding about 250,
despite a massive security clampdown ahead of next week's
Arab League summit in Baghdad.