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Shi'ite Foundation In Baghdad Comes Under Attack

June 04 2012


A suicide bomber has struck the headquarters of a Shi'ite religious foundation in Baghdad, killing at least 18 people, reports Agence France-Presse.

The building was completely destroyed, said foundation officials.

More than 50 people were injured in the blast, according to medical officials.

The foundation reportedly had received threats as a result of an ongoing dispute over a shrine between Iraq's Shi'ite and Sunni religious endowments, which manage the nation's...

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