Bombings kill six at Iraq Shi'ite mosques

HILLA, Iraq (AFP) - Bombings at two Shi'ite mosques south of Baghdad killed six people on Monday, police and a doctor said, the latest in a string of attacks targeting both Sunni and Shi'ite places of worship in Iraq.

One bomb exploded inside Al-Wardiyah mosque in the city of Hilla, while a suicide bomber detonated an explosives-rigged belt at Al-Graita mosque nearby, the sources said.

Both blasts, which also wounded 70 people, occurred during evening prayers.