Suicide bomber kills 20 Shi'ite pilgrims in Baghdad-police, medics

Reuters

BAGHDAD, Oct 5 (Reuters) - A suicide bomber blew himself upamidst a group of Shi'ite pilgrims in Baghdad, killing at least20 on the eve of the anniversary of the death of one of theirimams, police and medics said.

A further 50 people were wounded in the attack at acheckpoint on a bridge crossing to the Kadhimiya district.

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