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Suicide blast near Iraqi mosque kills 10

A suicide car bomb tore through buses carrying Iranian pilgrims Thursday near a Shiite shrine in the holy Iraqi city of Kufa, killing at least 10 people and wounding 40, authorities said. The attack occurred about 7:15 a.m. near the Maitham al-Tamar shrine and just down the street from the revered Kufa mosque in the southern city. Iraq’s council of ministers issued a statement giving the casualty toll and said most of the victims were Iranian pilgrims. Full Story

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