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Car Bomb at Shi’ite Mosque in Baghdad Kills 10

A car bomb blew up outside a Shi’ite mosque in Baghdad as prayers were ending on Friday, killing 10 people and wounding 15, Iraqi police said. The explosion occurred outside the al-Subeih mosque in the eastern New Baghdad district of the capital. “I was rushing to the mosque in my car for Friday prayers when I heard a big blast,” a witness told Reuters Television. “I ran inside and started carrying the bodies of those who were killed. My clothes were covered in blood.” A wall of the building appeared to have been knocked down by the power of the blast and a water cistern inside the mosque burst, soaking the floor. Blood mixed with the water forming large red pools, Reuters Television pictures showed. Full Story

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