Iraqi policemen stand at a checkpoint in central Baghdad on November 29, 2012
Iraqi policemen stand at a checkpoint in central Baghdad on November 29, 2012. A suicide bomber blew himself up on Tuesday at a Shiite Muslim religious hall in north Baghdad, killing at least 15 people, security officials said, the latest in a surge in nationwide violence. © Ahmad al-Rubaye - AFP/File
Iraqi policemen stand at a checkpoint in central Baghdad on November 29, 2012
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Last updated: June 18, 2013

15 dead in Baghdad suicide bomb on Shiites

Twin suicide bombs on a Shiite Muslim religious hall in north Baghdad on Tuesday killed 31 people and wounded 57 others, officials said, updating an earlier toll.

The two attackers struck after midday prayers at the Habib ibn al-Mudhaher hussainiyah in the capital's Qahira neighbourhood, an interior ministry official and medical sources said.

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