Karbala Bombings Condemned

Karbala Bombings CondemnedKarbala Bombings Condemned

The foreign ministry has strongly condemned the deadly bombings against pilgrims in the holy Iraqi city of Karbala and expressed sympathy with the families of the victims. Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Marzieh Afkham also voiced Iran’s firm support for the Iraqi nation and government in their fight against terrorism, Press TV reported. She said national unity and solidarity among different Iraqi tribes and groups as well as the strong determination of the Iraqi government, nation and army in confronting terrorism can thwart the current plots against Iraq and the region.

Earlier on Monday, three car bombs exploded simultaneously near government offices in Karbala, killing at least 16 people and injuring 40 others.