The children toys are rigged with bombs and are believed to be used to target tots from the Shia community.
Iraqi security forces have seized and destroyed 18 doll-bombs scattered on the road between Baghdad and Karbala – part of an annual pilgrimage.
The toys had been taken apart to insert the explosives and then reassembled and dressed.
The religious event of Arbaeen marks the end of the 40-day period of mourning on the anniversary of Imam Hussein’s death, the grandson of Prophet Muhammad.
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