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Iraq.30 wounded in Mosul car bomb attack

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A car bomb has targeted an Iraqi army base in the restive city of Mosul, leaving at least 20 security forces and 10 civilians wounded. The attack occurred around 10.00 a.m. (0700 GMT) in the east of the city, 350 kilometers (218 miles) north of Baghdad, AFP reported. An Iraqi military official said 15 soldiers and five policemen were among the wounded. Mosul is Iraq’s second largest city after the capital Baghdad. The city has long been the scene of frequent terror attacks following the US-led invasion of Iraq in 2003.

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