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Car bombs kill 23 Shiite Muslims in Iraqi capital

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Neighbors react a day after a bomb blast on Zahra Shiite mosque in the Hurriya neighborhood of Baghdad on Nov. 28, 2012.

Mohammed Ameen / Reuters

A man stands amid debris after a bomb attack in the Shuala district of Baghdad on November 28, 2012. The deadliest of three attacks occurred in the Shuala district, where a car bomb parked outside a Shiite place of worship exploded as people were leaving the building, killing nine.

Reuters reports — Three car bombings killed 23 Shiite Muslims during mourning processions in the Iraqi capital Baghdad on Tuesday, police and hospital sources said.

Bombs target Kurds in Iraq's disputed north

Dozens more were injured in the explosions. They struck during the holy month of Ashoura, of special significance to Shiites who are prime targets of al Qaeda's Iraqi affiliate and other Sunni Muslim insurgents. Read the full story.

Mohammed Ameen / Reuters

Residents gather at the site of a car bomb attack in the Shuala district of Baghdad on Nov. 28, 2012.

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