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Iraq blast hits Kirkuk Sunni mosque on Eid al-Adha

A bomb blast outside a Sunni mosque in the northern Iraqi city of Kirkuk has killed nine people, according to local police.

The explosion occurred after prayers marking the start of the Muslim holiday of Eid al-Adha.

Militants have targeted both Sunni and Shia worshippers in a wave of sectarian violence that has surged across Iraq in recent months.

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