Iraq: Two car bombs explode near Shi'ite mosque

November 9, 2005 20:09

Two car bombs exploded Wednesday night near a Shi'ite Muslim mosque in northeast Baghdad, killing at least six people and injuring 31, police and paramedics at the scene said. Women and children were among the wounded. The car bombs targeted al-Shuroufi Mosque in the northeastern neighborhood of Shaab, police said. Two children and five women were among the injured, according to police Maj. Awad Naama. Paramedics at the scene confirmed the count. Injured survivors were taken to several hospitals in the Baghdad area.

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