Suicide attacks in Baghdad mosque kills 31

Last Updated: Tue, Jun 18, 2013 17:09 hrs

At least 31 people were killed in double suicide bomb attacks at a Shia mosque in Iraq's capital Baghdad on Tuesday, reports said.

The dead included several students from an adjacent university.

Two suicide bombers reportedly blew themselves up inside the mosque when several people were present inside the building.

According to reports, the suicide bombers first shot the guards at the entrance of the mosque and then blew themselves up inside it.

At least 60 people were injured in the attack.

The injured people were taken to different hospitals in Baghdad.

The suicide bombers attacked the mosque just a day after 10 people were killed in bombings near Baghdad.

No militant group has claimed responsibility for the attack so far.

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