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28 dead in Iraq suicide bombing


16:02, August 29, 2011

BEIJING, Aug. 29 (Xinhuanet) --A suicide bomber has attacked a mosque in Iraq's capital Baghdad, killing 28 people and wounding at least 40 others. A local source says the bomber went inside the Umm al-Qura mosque in the west of the capital and detonated his explosives during evening prayers.

Children are among the victims. Police say no one has so far claimed responsibility and investigations are continuing. Also on Sunday, a civilian died and eight others were wounded when a car bomb exploded in the Baya district of southwest Baghdad.


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