Suicide bombing kills 18 near Baghdad
According to security officials, at least 18 people are killed and 35 wounded when a man detonated explosives in front the mourners just west of the Baghdad.Updated: May 15, 2008 00:24 IST
At least 18 people were killed and 35 wounded in a suicide bombing on Wednesday at a funeral vigil just west of the Iraqi Capital Baghdad, security officials said.
"One man detonated his explosives in front the mourners," a security official said. "Eighteen people were killed and 35 were wounded. All the victims are men."
The suicide attack was around 7:00 pm (1600 GMT).