Hilla (NINA) – The number of casualties resulted from earlier in the day car bomb explosion in Mosayab district, northern Babil province has increased up to 87 killed and wounded.
Source at Mosayab Hospital, 50 km north of Hilla, said that the number of casualties has increased up to 27 killed and 60 wounded.
He added that among the wounded the police commander of Jurf al-Sakhar district, Brigadier Hamzeh Atiya, and two of his bodyguards.
Earlier in the afternoon, a car bomb exploded against the visitors of the Arba'een, while on their way back from Karbala. / End.