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Suicide attack on Shiites kills 15 in Baghdad

An Iraqi federal policeman stands guard as his colleague searches a car at a checkpoint in Baghdad, Iraq, Wednesday, June. 11, 2014. (AP Photo/ Karim Kadim)

BAGHDAD: A suicide bomber detonated explosives inside a tent where local Shiite tribal leaders were meeting in northern Baghdad on Wednesday, killing at least 15 people, officials said.

The blast in the Sadr City area also wounded at least 34 people, the officials said.

 

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