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At least 50 dead in three suicide attacks in southern Iraq



Three suicide attacks have killed at least 50 people and wounded more than 80 in southern Iraq.

Reportedly wearing security force uniforms and driving stolen army vehicles, the attackers targeted a police checkpoint and two restaurants on a highway using car bombs and suicide vests near the city of Nassiriya.

The so-called Islamic State group have claimed responsibility in a statement on their Amaq news agency. The ultra-hardline Sunni Muslim militant group said it had killed “dozens of Shi’it…
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