The attack in Iraq, photo from archive
The number of victims of the terrorist attack at the gas station in the Iraqi city of Hilla, 100 km from Baghdad, has risen to 100 people, according to Reuters.
“The explosion killed about 100 people, most of them Iranian pilgrims Shiites”, – stated in the message.
Earlier it was reported that in Iraq during the terrorist attack at a gas station 80 people were killed and 20 people were injured.
We will remind, the bomb was planted in a truck in the gas station 120 km from Baghdad. At the moment of explosion of the car at the gas station there were some buses which were returning to Iran from the Iraqi city of Karbala.
Responsibility for the attack took over the group “Islamic state”. Militants said that the attack killed and injured over two hundred people.