Suicide bomber kills 22 in Iraqi Shi'ite mosque




 
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MUQDADIYA, Iraq (Reuters) - A suicide bomber blew himself up at a mourning ceremony inside a Shi'ite mosque in Iraq late on Monday, killing at least 22 people, police said. The explosion brought down the ceiling of the mosque in the town of Muqdadiya, 80 km (50 miles) northeast of the capital Baghdad, crushing Shi'ites who were mourning the death of a police officer in a recent roadside bombing. Police said the death toll could rise because people remained trapped beneath the rubble. ...

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