Iraq Violence Claims Over 40 Lives

03/28/2008 02:46 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

At least 42 people were killed in violence across Iraq on Tuesday, including 14 mourners from one family when a roadside bomb hit a bus in a southern province, security officials said.

Police at the general hospital in Nassiriya, 375 km (235 miles) south of Baghdad, said the casualties from the roadside bomb included women and children. Survivors said the bomb appeared to target a passing U.S. military convoy.

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