Deaths in Baghdad school blast

Official says at least five people killed in bomb attack in Iraqi capital.

    Attacks are rare in the Sadr City area, which is surrounded by US and Iraq troops [AFP]

    There are an estimated 2.5 million Shia living in Sadr City, a stronghold of Muqtada al-Sadr, known for his anti-US stance.

    SOURCE: Agencies


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