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Suicide bombing of Shiite mosque in Baghdad kills 11

Iraqi firefighters hose down burning cars after an attack involving three bombs took place in Kirkuk, north of Baghdad August 23, 2014. (AP Photo)

BAGHDAD: A suicide bomber attacked Shiite worshippers in eastern Baghdad Monday, killing 11 people, security and medical officials said.

The attack on a husseiniyah, a Shiite place of worship, also wounded 32 people, the officials said.

It comes three days after suspected Shiite militiamen gunned down 70 Sunni worshippers at a mosque northeast of the capital.

 

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