12 worshippers killed in Iraq bombings Saturday,

13th april
BAQUBA, Iraq: Bombs against Sunni Muslim worshippers in Baghdad and north of the capital killed 12 people yesterday, officials said, the latest in an uptick in violence ahead of provincial elections next week.
In the deadliest single blast, a roadside bomb struck after prayers at the Omar bin Abdul Aziz mosque, in the town of Kanaan in restive Diyala province, a police colonel and a doctor said. Overall, 12 people were killed and 30 others wounded, the sources said. Two more bombings, in Baghdad and another town in Diyala, one near a Sunni mosque and the other as Sunni worshippers were returning from mid-day prayers, wounded seven. Iraq is to hold provincial elections on April 20, its first polls since 2010.
Source http://thepeninsulaqatar.com/middle-east/232833-12-worshippers-killed-in-iraq-bombings.html


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