Dozens killed in Baghdad blasts

Bombing near Baghdad's largest Sunni mosque kills 24 and wounds scores.

    Vehicles were set on fire and a mosque damaged
    in the explosion in the Sinak area [AFP]
    Mohammed Al-Issawi, the imam of the mosque, told state television: "We feel sorry for myself and for all Iraqis.
     
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    "We must be patient in order not to give an opportunity to our enemies."
     
    Fighters carried out several other car bombing and mortar attacks throughout Baghdad on Monday as ambassadors from the United States and Iran met in Baghdad's Green Zone to discuss the security situation in Iraq.
     
    Police said three civilians were killed and 10 wounded by a car bomb in Zaafarniya district in south eastern Baghdad, and a roadside bomb killed two people and injured nine when it exploded under a parked car in the central Baghdad district of Bab al-Muadham.
     
    And police said they had recovered 33 bullet-riddled bodies handcuffed, blindfolded and showing signs of torture in different parts of Baghdad in the past 24 hours.

    SOURCE: Agencies


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