Monday Mayhem: 133 Killed, 283 Wounded in Iraqby Margaret Griffis, May 20, 2013Print This | Share This
Updated at 8:15 p.m. EDT, May 20, 2013
Coordinated bombing attacks resumed today. At least ten blasts were seen in the capital alone, and a pair of rare explosions occurred far south in Basra. Both Sunni and Shi’ites targeted in them. Overall, at least 133 people were killed and 283 more were wounded, but the figures are likely to rise. Some of the dead and wounded were Iranian pilgrims. A car bomb was discovered in Kut
and disarmed. A bomb explosion was reported, as well as a grenade attack.
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Margaret Griffis is a journalist from Miami Beach, Florida and has been covering Iraqi casualties for Antiwar.com since 2006.
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