Suicide car bomb kills at least 15 in Shi'ite Baghdad neighborhood

By REUTERS
October 14, 2014 17:20

 
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BAGHDAD - A suicide car bomb killed at least 15 people and wounded 30 others at a checkpoint entrance to the Shi'ite neighbourhood of Kadhimiya in the Iraqi capital Baghdad, a police official and a medical official said.

The blast happened in the late afternoon as cars lined up to enter the affluent neighborhood, home to one of the holiest shrines in Shi'ite Islam.

The attack happened the day after car bombs killed dozens of people in Baghdad's Shi'ite areas, including Kadhimiya.

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