May 30, 2006

Bomb attacks kill at least 17 in Iraq

BAGHDAD (Reuters) - A suicide bomber in a car killed at
least 12 people in the Iraqi town of Hilla on Tuesday, police
sources said.

They said 36 people were wounded in the attack near a car
dealership in Hilla, 100 km (60 miles) south of Baghdad.

The mainly Shi'te town has suffered some of the biggest
bombings in the Sunni guerrilla campaign to topple the
Shi'ite-led government.

Hours later a car bomb killed at least five people in the
northern Baghdad district of Husaniya, police said.