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At least 15 people were killed and 40 injured when a suicide bomber attacked a funeral in Baquba, central Iraq, local media reported Monday.
Iraq's Alsumaria news website quoted local police sources as saying that the attack took place on Monday evening at the funeral of a tribal sheikh in a village near Baquba, 50 kilometres north-east of the capital Baghdad.
The attack comes after five people were killed overnight on Monday in two car bombs in Ramadi, 120 kilometres west of Baghdad.
Explosions in Iraq last week claimed the lives of some 100 people, many of them Shiite pilgrims commemorating the martyrdom of an eighth-century imam at a shrine in northern Baghdad. - Sapa-dpa