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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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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.
HILLA: A suicide bomber who drove his bomb-filled car into a police station south of Baghdad killed 24 policemen and wounded 72 others, according to an updated toll from a medical official on Friday.
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.
Something awful happened in Hilla, a town one hour south of Baghdad.
Hilla / NINA /- A member of the Popular Mobilization Forces was wounded Wednesday evening by an unidentified gunshot while he was on patrol in Behbehan area of Jurf Al-Naser 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.
HILLA, May 6, 2011 (TAP) - A suicide bomber who drove his bomb-filled car into a police station South of Baghdad killed 24 policemen and wounded 72 others, according to an updated toll from a medical official on Friday.