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Car bomb explodes in Baghdad after mosque killings

Written by: Staff

BAGHDAD, Mar 27 (Reuters) At least one person died when a car bomb exploded in Baghdad's Shi'ite Muslim city slum today, police said, a day after 20 people were shot dead in a local mosque.

At least three people were also hurt in the blast. No further details were immediately available.

Police also said a mortar round hit the offices of radical Shi'ite cleric Moqtada al-Sadr's organisation in the city of Baquba, 65 km northeast of the capital, wounding at least two people today.


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