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  1/23/2013, Shevat 12, 5773

42 Killed in Iraqi Suicide Bombing Near Mosque

A suicide bomber detonated an explosive device Wednesday near a Shiite mosque in Iraq, according to the Associated Press. According to initial reports, 42 people were killed and 75 injured. The attack occurred at the funeral of the relative of a local politician who was killed the day before.