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Iraq's interior minister offers to resign after massive Baghdad bombing

BAGHDAD, July 5 (Reuters) - Iraq’s interior minister offered to resign on Tuesday and said a deputy would take over his responsibilities, days after one of the worst bombings in Baghdad since the 2003 invasion.

Mohammed Ghabban made the announcement at a media conference in Baghdad, a video of which was posted on his official Facebook page.

Prime Minister Haider Al Abadi’s office could not immediately be reached for comment. (Reporting by Saif Hameed; Editing by Louise Ireland)

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