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Forty-five in suicide attack on pilgrims in Al-Batha, near Nasiriya

Incident k18261
Type suicide bomber
Deaths recorded 45
Targeted or hit Shiite pilgrims at security checkpoint, soldiers also killed
Place al-Batha, near Nasiriya
Date and time 5 January 2012, PM
Sources AP 5 Jan
WP 5 Jan

Neither personal nor demographic information was reported for the people killed in this entry.