Car bombs kill 14 Shi'ite Muslims in Iraqi capital
BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Three car bombings killed 14 Shi'ite Muslims during mourning processions in the Iraqi capital Baghdad on Tuesday, police and hospital sources said.
Dozens more were injured in the explosions. They struck during the holy month of Ashura, of special significance to Shi'ites who are prime targets of al Qaeda's Iraqi affiliate and other Sunni Muslim insurgents.
(Reporting by Kareem Raheem; Writing by Isabel Coles; Editing by Mark Heinrich)
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