Five killed in Iraq car bombing
Iraqi officials says five people, including four Iranian pilgrims have been killed in a car bomb explosion north of Baghdad.
Police and hospital officials in Diyala province say a parked car, laden with explosives detonated near a bus carrying Iranian pilgrims to the Iraqi capital. The attack occurred on Monday afternoon while the bus was moving on a highway, just outside Muqdadiyah, 60 miles north of Baghdad.
The fifth victim was an Iraqi, officials in the province said. Nine Iranians were injured in the attack.
Diyala is a former stronghold of Sunni insurgents.