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One killed, four wounded in Iraq cemetery attack

A man was killed and four people wounded south of Baghdad on Sunday when a homemade bomb engulfed a family visiting relatives' graves as Ramadan ended and Eid al-Fitr began, police said.

world Updated: Sep 20, 2009 18:07 IST

A man was killed and four people wounded south of Baghdad on Sunday when a homemade bomb engulfed a family visiting relatives' graves as Ramadan ended and Eid al-Fitr began, police said.

The bomb exploded in Iskandiriyah, 40 kilometres (25 miles) from the Iraqi capital, as the family paid their respects at the end of the Muslim holy month, a police officer from Babil province said.

He said the wounded comprised two women and two men.