Bombings in Basra raise death toll to 99 in Iraq

An Iraqi policeman stands guard as followers of radical Shiite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr crowd a street as they attend open air Friday prayers in the Shiite stronghold of Sadr City in Baghdad, Iraq, Friday, May 7, 2010. (AP Photo/Karim Kadim) (AP Photo/Karim Kadim)

May 10, 2010 9:56:44 AM PDT
Officials say at least 15 people have been killed by two bombings that hit the southern city of Basra, pushing the death toll for Iraq's worst day of violence this year to nearly 100.