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Blast At Shi'ite Fighter's Baghdad Funeral Kills At Least 18


A suicide bomber has attacked the funeral of a pro-government fighter in southwestern Baghdad, killing at least 18 people and wounding 41.

Reports say the bomber detonated an explosives-laden belt at the funeral of the Shi'ite Muslim fighter on November 13.

There was no immediate claim of responsibility for the attack.

But ultra-hard-line Sunni militants in the Islamic State who control large parts of Iraq's north and west frequently set off bombs in Baghdad.

Based on reporting by Reuters and AP
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