Toll in Iraq suicide bombing rises to 26 dead: Doctor

MOSUL, Iraq (AFP) - A suicide bomber who blew himself up at a funeral for a member of a tiny Iraqi minority on Saturday killed 26 people and wounded 45 others, a doctor said.

The attack in the town of Baashiqah, just outside the main northern city of Mosul, struck at 2pm (1100 GMT), according to Sheeth Abed, a doctor at the city's main hospital.

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