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Death toll in Kirkuk bombing rises to 50: police

The death toll from a suicide truck bombing on Saturday near the northern Iraqi city of Kirkuk rose to 50, police said, with 176 wounded.

world Updated: Jun 20, 2009 21:44 IST

The death toll from a suicide truck bombing on Saturday near the northern Iraqi city of Kirkuk rose to 50, police said, with 176 wounded.

Witnesses said the bomber struck as crowds of worshippers were leaving a Shi'ite mosque after noon prayers. Dozens of small clay homes in the area were flattened by the explosion.

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