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SHAFAQNA Exclusive: 49 martyred and 70 wounded amongst Shia pilgrims of Imam Javad (AS)

SHAFAQNA (Shia International News Association) – The number of Shia pilgrims martyred as a result of a suicide terrorist attack in Iraq so far has reached 49. A suicidal bomber on Saturday blew up himself amongst the Shia pilgrims who were on their way to Imam Javad (AS) shrine in Kazemain and as a consequence 49 people were martyred as well as 70 injured. The explosion happened on the Al-Aema bridge which connects Aazamieh to the town of Kazemain where the shrines of Imam Javad (AS0 and Imam Mosa Kazem (AS) are situated. So far no terrorist group has claimed the responsibility for this heinous attack on innocent people which occurred at the time of commemorating the martyrdom of Imam Javad (AS).

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