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Hilla

(ˈhɪlə)
n
(Placename) a market town in central Iraq, on a branch of the Euphrates: built partly of bricks from the nearby site of Babylon. Pop: 364 000 (2005 est). Also called: Al Hillah
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Hilla / National Iraqi News Agency / nina / Two policemen were injured on Thursday evening in the explosion of a roadside bomb on their vehicle in Alexandria north of Hilla.
Un camion piege a explose a un point de controle bonde aux abords de la ville de Hilla au sud de Bagdad, faisant au moins 47 morts et 72 blesses, selon des sources policiere et medicale.
HILLA, Jumada I 8, 1435, Mar 9, 2014, SPA -- A suicide bomber driving a minibus packed with explosives killed at least 32 people and wounded 147 on Sunday in the southern Iraqi city of Hilla, Reuters quoted police and medical sources as saying.
BABEL/ Aswat al-Iraq: Police sources said here today that seven casualties were reported in a bomb blast in Alexandria area, north of Hilla city, while another four wanted were arrested.
HILLA, Iraq (TAP) - A series of bomb attacks in Iraq Monday struck Shi'ite pilgrims performing the annual Ashura rituals, killing at least 28 people and wounding more than 80 others.
Thursday morning's attack in Hilla, 95 km (60 miles) south of the capital, was the deadliest to hit Iraq in more than a month as security chiefs braced for revenge attacks by Al-Qaeda following the death of Osama bin Laden in a US special forces raid in Pakistan on Sunday.
HILLA, Iraq: A train rammed into a packed car at a level-crossing in central Iraq, killing 13 people in the vehicle, including 11 children.
I've seen Bernd and Hilla Becher's black-and-white photographs of industrial structures innumerable times, but never quite like this: picture after picture, nearly 650 in all, showing buildings--water towers, grain elevators, coal bunkers, winding towers, gravel plants, gas tanks, industrial facades, cooling towers.
ordnance hit a bus and several homes, killing fifty-two civilians and injuring 240 more, the chief of surgery at the hospital in Hilla told The New York Times.
Hilla / NINA / A police patrol in Babylon arrested on Sunday morning a gunman was trying to plant an explosive device in a tower base for transferring electrical energy in the Lakes Region of the Alexandria district, north of Hilla.
BABEL/ Aswat al-Iraq: Police sources said here today that two persons were killed and nine wounded in two explosions, north of Hilla city.