Reuters.com: Suicide Bomb Kills 115 Near Iraq Marketplace
"HILLA, Iraq (Reuters) - A suicide bomber detonated a car near a crowded marketplace south of Baghdad Monday, killing 115 people and wounding 148 in the single bloodiest attack in Iraq since the fall of Saddam Hussein.
The bomber rammed the car into a crowd of people queuing for government jobs outside a health center in the town of Hilla, 100 km (62 miles) south of the capital. Many of those killed were shopping at stalls across the road and caught in the blast.
Reuters television footage showed a pile of bloodied bodies outside the building. Smoke rose from the wreckage of burned-out market stalls as bystanders loaded mangled corpses on to wooden carts, usually used to carry fruit and vegetables. "
A video image shows Iraqis standing in debris and rising smoke February 28, 2005 following a suicide car bomb south of Baghdad. The attack near a crowded marketplace in Hilla killed 115 people and wounded 148 in the single bloodiest attack in Iraq since the fall of Saddam Hussein. Photo by Reuters