At least 9 dead in suicide bombings at Baghdad Shia mosque: Police

AFP , Thursday 25 Feb 2016

At least nine people were killed on Thursday in a double suicide bombing targeting a mosque frequented by Shia worshippers in the northwest of the Iraqi capital, police said.

"Two suicide bombers wearing explosive belts blew themselves up in front of the Rasul al-Azam (mosque) in the Shaala district" of Baghdad, a police official said, adding that more than 20 people were wounded in the blasts.

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