Three suicide bombs, 12 mortars hit Shi'ite district in Baghdad

By REUTERS
September 18, 2014 21:57

 
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BAGHDAD - Three suicide car bombs were detonated in the Shi'ite Baghdad neighborhood of Kadhimiya on Thursday followed by 12 mortar rounds fired in from outside the district, killing at least 16 people, security sources said.

The area in northern Baghdad is the site of a major Shi'ite shrine. A mortar round landed near the shrine, the sources said. They added that gunfire was heard in the district.

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