Bombs kill 35 pilgrims in Iraq

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At least 35 Shiite pilgrims have been killed by roadside bombs as they marched to Karbala, Iraq

At least 35 people have been killed by roadside bombs planted along a pilgrims’ route to the Shiite holy city of Karbala in Iraq, officials said.

They estimated at least 130 people were wounded in the blasts.

Authorities said the bombs were planted near police checkpoints about 12 miles outside Karbala, south of Baghdad.

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