Death toll in suicide attack northeast of Baghdad rises to 24 - sources | Reuters - Firstpost
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Death toll in suicide attack northeast of Baghdad rises to 24 - sources | Reuters

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BAGHDAD The death toll in a suicide bombing in Iraq's eastern province of Diyala rose to 24 on Monday, police and hospital sources said.

A further 55 people were wounded in the attack at a funeral for a Shi'ite Muslim militia fighter in Muqdadiya, 80 km (50 miles) northeast of Baghdad.


(Reporting by Ahmed Rasheed; Writing by Isabel Coles; Editing by Dominic Evans)

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First Published On : Mar 1, 2016 01:02 IST

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