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IS truck bomb kills 70 in Iraq as Shiite pilgrims travel

IS truck bomb kills 70 in Iraq as Shiite pilgrims travel

A suicide bombing claimed by the Islamic State group killed at least 70 people, mainly Shiite pilgrims, south of Baghdad Thursday, in the latest jihadist attack as Iraqi forces battle to retake Mosul. The huge truck bomb blast ripped through a petrol station where buses packed with faithful returning from the Arbaeen commemoration in Karbala […]

November 24, 2016 | By | Reply More
Iraq attacks kill 17 as mass grave found

Iraq attacks kill 17 as mass grave found

Sep 05, – Police officials said the deadliest attack happened when a car bomb went off on a commercial street in Baghdad’s mainly Shiite Zafaraniyah district, killing seven people and wounding 15 others. Several shops were damaged. A series of attacks across Iraq on Friday killed 17 people, including four Shiite militiamen and a Sunni […]

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Attacks in Iraq around religious ritual kill 22

Attacks in Iraq around religious ritual kill 22

Nov 13, – The deadliest among Wednesday’s attacks was the one targeting a group of Shiites marking Ashoura in the eastern city of Baqouba, a former al-Qaida stronghold, 60 kilometers (35 miles) northeast of Baghdad. That attack killed eight people, including two children, and wounded 35, a police officer said. Attacks across Iraq targeting security […]

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