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14 Iraqis Killed, 40 Wounded in Blast at Baghdad Mosque

At least 14 Iraqis were killed and 40 were wounded today when a car bomb exploded outside a Shiite mosque just after morning prayers on the second day of a Muslim holiday, witnesses and hospital officials said. Earlier, a First Infantry Division soldier was killed and another wounded in an operation north of Baghdad to kill or capture known insurgents, a statement from the division said. The attack on the mosque in the neighborhood in southwest Baghdad was the latest to hit targets related to Iraq’s Shiite majority amid continuing sectarian violence ahead of the Jan. 30 national elections.Full Story

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