(Ahlul Bayt News Agency) - A roadside bomb hit a bus of Lebanese visitors in Iraq’s central city of Ramadi, killing three women and injuring at least nine others.
"A roadside bomb exploded in the Khamsat Kilo area as a bus carrying Lebanese visitors... passed on the highway, killing three of them and wounding 10," a first lieutenant in the Anbar provincial police said, referring to an area west of the provincial capital Ramadi.
A medical source at a mortuary in Ramadi confirmed the death toll, saying that it had received the bodies of three women.
A lieutenant colonel in the Ramadi police said there were around 40 Lebanese on the bus, among them women and children, who were headed to Shiite holy sites.
Al-Manar correspondent said the bus ”belongs to “Shams al-Doha” campaign.”
Reporting from an area near to the office of the campaign in Hay al-Selom, the correspondent stated the names of the martyr as saying: “Zeinab Ismael, Aeda Ismael, Zeinab Hamade”.
Meanwhile, al-Manar correspondent in Iraq’s holy city of Najaf, Hasan al-Kharsan, quoted security sources as saying there were another roadside bomb, which was targeting visitors returning to Syria, but it didn’t explode.