A convoy of the Iraqi security forces in Diyala province
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Sunni mosque attack kills dozens in Iraq

A suspected Shia militiamen has attacked a Sunni mosque in Iraq's Diyala province killing around 70 people.

Officials say a bomber blew himself up in the mosque during Friday prayers and gunmen fired on fleeing worshippers.

The incident threatens to complicate efforts to form a new, inclusive government.

Jim Muir reports from Irbil in Northern Iraq.

  • 23 Aug 2014
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