Suicide bomber hits North Iraq Shi'ite mosque, kills five




 
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Suicide bomber hits North Iraq Shi'ite mosque, kills five
 
August 10th, 2012  
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Suicide bomber hits North Iraq Shi'ite mosque, kills five
MOSUL, Iraq (Reuters) - A suicide bomber driving a truck attacked a Shi'ite mosque near the northern Iraqi city of Mosul as Friday prayers ended, killing at least five people and wounding 70, police and health officials said. The mosque where the bomber detonated his explosives belonged to the Shabak minority in Mosul, 390 km (240 miles) north of Baghdad. "A suicide car bomber targeted a Shabak mosque in Mwafaqiya village," said Hanin Qaddo, a local Shabak leader. "Part of the mosque building collapsed over the heads of the worshippers as they were leaving. ...




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