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Baghdad Car Bomb Kills 12 Shi'ite Pilgrims

A new car bomb attack targeting Shi'ite pilgrims in Baghdad has killed at least 12 people. The blast Sunday came at a tent where tea and water were being handed out. The explosion injured another 29 people. Iraq is bracing for the possibility of more sectarian conflict as hundreds of thousands of Shi'ite pilgrims flock to the shrine city of Karbala for the religious observance of Ashura. The annual commemoration, peaking on Tuesday, defines the 7th century split between...

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