IS claims deadly Iraq mosque attack

An Iraqi man stands in front of a door covered with shrapnel and blood stains after a suicide bomber reportedly blew himself up in the midst of a Shiite funeral ceremony in Baghdad on November 13, 2015The Islamic State jihadist group has claimed an attack at a Shiite mosque south of the Iraqi capital that officials said killed at least six people. IS, in a statement, said a suicide bomber named as Abu Hussein al-Ansari carried out the attack inside the mosque, while security and medical officials said it took place nearby after Friday prayers, also wounding at least 19 people. The IS only mentioned the suicide bombing, but officials said it was preceded by a roadside bomb, and that the attack took place after security forces arrived at the scene.

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