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Baghdad Suicide Bomber Kills 17, Wounds Nearly 40 More

A suicide bomber driving a car near a group of Shi’ite Muslim pilgrims outside of Baghdad exploded Saturday in an attack that killed at least 17 people and wounded nearly 40 more, according to police. Police officials at the scene said the bomb attack targeted the pilgrims walking into Baghdad’s holy Kadhimiyah shrine, but other officials said the bomber was targeting a nearby open-air market. It was not immediately clear which of the two accounts were accurate. No one immediately took...

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