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At least 32 dead in attack on mosque in Iraq

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Baghdad, Jun 18 (EFE).- Thirty-two people were killed and 57 others were wounded Tuesday in a suicide bomb attack on a Shi'ite Muslim mosque in this capital, an official with the Iraqi Interior Ministry told Efe.

Two suicide bombers detonated their explosive belts in the Habib bin Muzaher mosque in the north Baghdad's Qahira neighborhood.

The attackers used pistols equipped with silencers to kill police standing guard outside the sanctuary.

Separately, at least four civilians were wounded by a roadside bomb in the Mansur district, in the western part of the capital.

Iraq is currently experiencing a resurgence in violence and a wave of attacks, particularly against Shi'ites and security forces.

May was Iraq's bloodiest month in more than five years with at least 1,045 people dying in violent incidents, according to the U.N. mission in the Middle Eastern nation.

http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/agencia-efe/130618/at-least-32-dead-attack-mosque-iraq