Twin bombings in southern Iraq kill 33: security officials

Najaf (Iraq): Two bomb blasts in the southern Iraqi city of Samawa today killed at least 33 people and wounded more than 50, security and medical officials said.

“The hospitals have received 33 dead,” a senior official in the Muthanna health department, which covers Samawa, told AFP. An officer in Muthanna Operations Command confirmed the toll. (AFP)