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  5/22/2014, Iyar 22, 5774

Baghdad: Bombs Kill 28 Shia Pilgrims

Three bombs targeting Shia pilgrims in Baghdad have killed at least 28 people and wounded dozens more, Iraqi security and medical officials said. Al Jazeera reported that Thursday's attacks struck Mansur in west Baghdad, Baab al-Sharji in the center of the city, and the neighborhood of Shaab, as worshippers prepared to commemorate the death of a revered figure in Shia Islam, Imam Mousa al-Kadhim.