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Suicide bomber blows up vehicle, kills 11 in Iraq

By PTI
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    Ramadi, Aug 29: A suicide bomber blew up a vehicle in the town of Al-Qaim in western Iraq today, killing at least 11 people, five of them security personnel, police said.

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    The town, on the Syrian border, 340 kilometres from Baghdad, was one of the last in Iraq to be recaptured from the Islamic State group in November last year. The 9 am bombing also wounded 16 people -- 11 civilians and five security personnel, police Captain Mahmud Jassem said.

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