Iraqi security forces gather at the site of a suicide truck bomb attack, at a petrol station in the city of Hilla south of Baghdad, Iraq, November 24, 2016. REUTERS/Alaa Al-Marjani
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A suicide truck bomb killed about 100 people, most of them Iranian Shiite pilgrims, at a petrol station in the city of Hilla 100 km south of Baghdad Thursday, police and medical sources said.The group is also fighting off a U.S.-backed offensive on its stronghold Mosul, in northern Iraq, in which Iranian-trained Shiite militias are taking part.In northern Iraq, meanwhile, troops drove Daesh militants from three more neighborhoods in Mosul, the country's second largest city.
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