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Suicide Attack in Crowded Iraqi Mosque Kills 20

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A suicide bomber struck a crowded mosque north of Baghdad on Friday, killing 20 people, police said.

The bomber detonated explosives in the Abu Bakr al-Sadiq Mosque as the imam gave the Friday sermon in the town of Al-Wajihiyah, east of Baquba, the capital of Diyala province, a police colonel said.

The attack also wounded 40 people. A doctor confirmed the toll.

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