October 16 2009
A suicide bomber attacked a Sunni Muslim mosque Friday in the northern Iraqi province of Ninevah, Reuters reports.
The bomber entered the mosque in Tal Afar and blew himself up during Friday prayers, said police. At least nine people were killed and 33 wounded.
One account said the attacker fired on the worshippers before exploding his vest.
Tal Afar is home to many minority Turkmen Shi'ites. It has been targeted frequently, but suicide attacks on Sunni rather than Shi'ite...
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