7 wounded in Easter bombing outside Baghdad church

  • Written by:

0423_bageaster_full_6001.jpgAP | Iraqi Christians are searched as they queue up to attend Easter services at Virgin Mary Chaldean Church in Baghdad, Iraq, Sunday, April 24, 2011. The Chaldean Church is an Eastern Rite church affiliated with the Roman Catholic Church. (AP Photo/Khalid Mohammed)

(AP) — At least seven people were injured when a bomb outside the entrance of a Baghdad church exploded on Easter Sunday, an Iraqi police official said.

The blast took place just yards (meters) from the Sacred Heart Church in Baghdad’s Karradah neighborhood. Shrapnel from the bomb struck the outside of the building, and at least four of the church’s windows were shattered. Shards of broken…