People gather at the site of a suicide attack at the entrance of the Shiite Mausoleum of Sayid Mohammed bin Ali al-Hadi in Balad, north of Baghdad, Iraq, July 8, 2016. REUTERS/Thaier Al-Sudani
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Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi fired Baghdad's security chief Friday following a series of attacks, including one at a Shiite shrine that killed 40 people and was claimed by Daesh (ISIS).Abadi fired the commander of Baghdad Operations as well as remove the officials responsible for intelligence and security in the capital, a statement from his office said, as the embattled prime minister faced growing protests stemming from Sunday's massive car bombing, one of the deadliest since the 2003 U.S.-led invasion of Iraq.After the Baghdad attack, Abadi announced new security measures, but it was unclear if any have been implemented.
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