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Bombs Target Sunni Mosques In Baghdad

Bombs planted near two Sunni mosques in Baghdad have killed at least six people in the latest attacks targeting the sect's holy sites.

Police say one of the September 27 attacks took place after Friday Prayers as worshippers were leaving the Al-Tawhid Mosque in the Iraqi capital's Dura neighborhood.

Another bomb struck worshipppers leaving a Sunni mosque in western Baghdad.

The death tolls are likely to rise.

There has been a spike in attacks on Sunni mosques in recent months amid rising political and sectarian tensions in the Shi'ite-majority country.

Two bombs exploded in a Sunni mosque north of Baghdad on September 20, killing 18 people.

Based on reporting by AP and AFP

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