A suicide bomber blew himself up after joining a line of Iraqis waiting for government checks in a mostly Shiite district of Baghdad, killing 10 people and wounding about 40 - including women and children.
The attack occurred Monday as more than 70 people lined up at a bank to receive government checks to compensate for incomplete food rations.
Police said the bomber - who wore an explosives belt - stepped into the line and detonated his explosives as security guards were searching people before letting them in.
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