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15 Shia Killed in Suicide Bomb at Iraqi Funeral

A wave of bombings in June on Shi’ite pilgrims and religious sites has killed more than 150 Shia. On Monday June 19, 2012 , an anti-Shia exploded himself in a funeral killing 15 Shia and wounding more than 40 Shia. The number of Shia killed in the month of June …

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5 Shia Killed in Roadside Bombs

SRW( Shia Rights Watch) – At least five Shia people have been killed after three roadside bombs ripped through a busy outdoor market in the Iraqi capital, Baghdad on Friday May 19, 2012. Dozens of others were wounded in the early morning blasts targeting a pet market in in Hussainiya …

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12 Shia Killed on Pilgrimage in Iraq

On Friday (Feb 13th) , two cars blocked a bus carrying pilgrims from Baghdad to a key Shia shrine in the northern, mainly Sunni, city of Samarra. Seven gunmen opened fire, killing five and wounding six of the pilgrims in the attack at around 5 a.m. (10 p.m EDT on …

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Explosion Kills 32 Shia in Baghdad

BAGHDAD— A suicide bomber detonated an explosive-packed car near a funeral procession in southeastern Baghdad on Friday, killing at least 32 Shia — half of them policemen who were guarding the march — in the latest brazen attack since the U.S. troop withdrawal from Iraq. Police officials said the blast …

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Explosions in Iraqi Shia Neighborhoods Killed 13 and Wounded 46

BAGHDAD — A series of explosions in Shia neighborhoods killed nine Shia and wounded dozens more on Tuesday (1-24-2012), the latest in a wave of sectarian attacks. During the past month, insurgents have increased their attacks against Shia’s, including pilgrims marching to a shrine in southern Iraq for one of …

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86 Shia Killed and Injured in two Explosions

A wave of explosions struck two Shia neighborhoods in Baghdad, killing at least 36 Shia. The attacks began with the explosion of a bomb attached to a motorcycle near a bus stop where day laborers gather to look for work in the Sadr city neighborhood. One of those who witnessed …

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205 Shia were Killed and Injured in 10 Bombing Attacks in Iraq

Ziad Tariq, spokesperson for the Iraqi health ministry, said total of 205 Shia were killed and injured in 10 bombing attacks that rocked nine neighborhoods of the capital on Thursday morning. The attacks were carried out in the Allawi, Bab al-Muatham and Karrada districts of central Baghdad, the Adhamiyah, Shuala …

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