An Iraqi policeman stands guard at a checkpoint in central Baghdad on July 24, 2012
An Iraqi policeman stands guard at a checkpoint in central Baghdad on July 24, 2012 © Ahmad al-Rubaye - AFP/File
An Iraqi policeman stands guard at a checkpoint in central Baghdad on July 24, 2012
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Last updated: December 29, 2014

Suicide bomber hits Shiites in Iraq, killing 17

A suicide bomber attacked Shiite pilgrims north of Baghdad on Monday, killing at least 17 people, officials and survivors of the blast said.

The attack in the Taji area, which targeted a tent serving refreshments to pilgrims, also wounded at least 35 people.

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