Al-Jazeera Video: Pilgrims targeted in sectarian blasts in Iraq
"At least 70 people have been killed and more than 100 others injured in multiple bomb attacks across Iraq.
Nearly all of the victims from Thursday's violence are believed to be from the country's Shia Muslim community. Among the worst incidents, at least 46 Shia pilgrims died in Nassiriya while on their way to the shrine city of Karbala.
Explosions also targeted Shia neighbourhoods in Baghdad, killing at least 24 people and leaving at least 66 others wounded.