BAGHDAD — Police and medical officials say seven Iranian Shiite pilgrims traveling in central Iraq were wounded when their bus came under attack by unidentified gunmen late Sunday.
The officials said that the bus carrying 10 pilgrims, seven of them Iranian, was some 50 kilometers north of the capital of Baghdad when gunmen opened fire.
It was travelling from Samarra, a Shiite pilgrimage destination, to Baghdad.
They said the wounded passengers were taken to a hospital, including a woman who was in serious condition.
The officials spoke on condition of anonymity in line with briefing regulations.
There was no immediate claim of responsibility for the attack.
Times of Israel staff contributed to this report.