Saturday, October 30, 2010

Suicide bomber kills 25 Shiites at cafe in Kurdistan

A suicide bomber has killed at least 25 people and injured dozens in a town north of Baghdad, Iraqi officials say.The attacker is believed to have detonated an explosives vest in a cafe in the town of Balad Ruz, in Diyala province.The AP news agency quotes the mayor as saying most of the victims were men playing dominos and drinking tea in the cafe when the explosion happened.
The area is said to be home to manyy Shias of Kurdish origin.
It is the first major bomb attack in Iraq in more than a month.

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